Tilden, Indiana

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Tilden
Unincorporated community
Tilden is located in Indiana
Tilden
Tilden
Coordinates: 39°49′17″N 86°26′20″W / 39.82139°N 86.43889°W / 39.82139; -86.43889Coordinates: 39°49′17″N 86°26′20″W / 39.82139°N 86.43889°W / 39.82139; -86.43889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hendricks
Township Middle
Elevation[1] 902 ft (275 m)
ZIP code 46122
FIPS code 18-75662[2]
GNIS feature ID 444756

Tilden is an unincorporated community in Middle Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Tilden in 1880, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1913.[3] The community was named for politician Samuel J. Tilden.[4]

Geography[edit]

Tilden is located at 39°49′17″N 86°26′20″W / 39.82139°N 86.43889°W / 39.82139; -86.43889.

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. ^ "Hendricks County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 324. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The name is for...Samuel Jones Tilden...