Twin Beach, Indiana

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Twin Beach
Unincorporated community
Twin Beach is located in Clay County, Indiana
Twin Beach
Twin Beach
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°31′05″N 87°12′18″W / 39.51806°N 87.20500°W / 39.51806; -87.20500Coordinates: 39°31′05″N 87°12′18″W / 39.51806°N 87.20500°W / 39.51806; -87.20500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Posey
Elevation[1] 614 ft (187 m)
ZIP code 47834
FIPS code 18-76910[2]
GNIS feature ID 445006

Twin Beach is an unincorporated community in Posey Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Twin Beach took its name from a former public beach on the lake.[3]

Geography[edit]

Twin Beach is located at 39°31′05″N 87°12′18″W / 39.51806°N 87.20500°W / 39.51806; -87.20500.

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. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 329. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...a former recreation area here on a reservoir, Twin Beach Lake.