Unionville, Indiana

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Unionville
Unincorporated community
Entering Unionville, Indiana, from the east - P1100353.JPG
Unionville is located in Indiana
Unionville
Unionville
Coordinates: 39°13′48″N 86°24′58″W / 39.23000°N 86.41611°W / 39.23000; -86.41611Coordinates: 39°13′48″N 86°24′58″W / 39.23000°N 86.41611°W / 39.23000; -86.41611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Benton
Elevation[1] 879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code 47468
FIPS code 18-77894[2]
GNIS feature ID 445140

Unionville is an unincorporated community in Benton Township, Monroe County, Indiana.

The Unionville Post Office is located at 8031 E St. Rd. 45. Across the street is Unionville Elementary School, which was once Unionville High School.

In 1911, Unionville was the precise center of the United States population. A monument was dedicated there at that time.

History[edit]

Unionville was platted in 1847.[3]

Geography[edit]

Unionville is located at 39°13′48″N 86°24′58″W / 39.23000°N 86.41611°W / 39.23000; -86.41611.

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. ^ History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 435. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Joseph Helon Young (1998). Autobiography of a Village: A History of Unionville, Indiana. Buenavista Books.