Stavetown, Indiana

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Stavetown
Unincorporated community
Stavetown is located in Indiana
Stavetown
Stavetown
Coordinates: 39°24′39″N 85°00′36″W / 39.41083°N 85.01000°W / 39.41083; -85.01000Coordinates: 39°24′39″N 85°00′36″W / 39.41083°N 85.01000°W / 39.41083; -85.01000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Brookville
Elevation[1] 620 ft (190 m)
ZIP code 47012
FIPS code 18-72818[2]
GNIS feature ID 444102

Stavetown is an unincorporated community in Brookville Township, Franklin County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Stavetown was named from the presence of a stave factory which was destroyed in the flood of 1913 and was not rebuilt.[3]

Geography[edit]

Stavetown is located at 39°24′39″N 85°00′36″W / 39.41083°N 85.01000°W / 39.41083; -85.01000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana: Her People, Industries, and Institutions : with Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families. Windmill Publications. p. 206.