Velpen, Indiana

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Velpen, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Velpen, Indiana is located in Indiana
Velpen, Indiana
Velpen, Indiana
Coordinates: 38°21′19″N 87°6′7″W / 38.35528°N 87.10194°W / 38.35528; -87.10194Coordinates: 38°21′19″N 87°6′7″W / 38.35528°N 87.10194°W / 38.35528; -87.10194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Pike
Township Marion
Elevation[1] 492 ft (150 m)
ZIP code 47590
GNIS feature ID 445242

Velpen is an unincorporated community in southeastern Marion Township, Pike County, Indiana, United States. It lies along State Road 257 southeast of the city of Petersburg, the county seat of Pike County.[2] Its elevation is 492 feet (150 m), and it is located at 38°21′19″N 87°6′7″W / 38.35528°N 87.10194°W / 38.35528; -87.10194 (38.3553289, -87.1019481).[3] Although Velpen is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 47590.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ DeLorme. Indiana Atlas & Gazetteer. 3rd ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 55-56. ISBN 0-89933-319-2.
  3. ^ Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-02-14. Accessed 2008-06-01.
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup