Wesley, Indiana

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Wesley
Unincorporated community
Wesley is located in Montgomery County, Indiana
Wesley
Wesley
Location in Montgomery County
Coordinates: 40°04′04″N 87°00′24″W / 40.06778°N 87.00667°W / 40.06778; -87.00667Coordinates: 40°04′04″N 87°00′24″W / 40.06778°N 87.00667°W / 40.06778; -87.00667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Montgomery
Township Wayne
Elevation[1] 807 ft (246 m)
ZIP code 47933
FIPS code 18-82286[2]
GNIS feature ID 445688

Wesley is an unincorporated community in Wayne Township, Montgomery County, Indiana.

Geography[edit]

Wesley is located at 40°04′04″N 87°00′24″W / 40.06778°N 87.00667°W / 40.06778; -87.00667.

Local History[edit]

This unincorporated town was home to a train station[3] (now gone) and a church school called Wesley Academy (building still there, no school being held any longer). The Wesley Cemetery is still being used today and the Wesley Chapel Church building that was built in 1901 is still standing today and will conduct worship services from time to time.

The Wesley Chapel building still has most of the original stained glass windows installed along with many of the original fixtures still being used in the building for church services being held there today.

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. ^ Beckwith, Hiram Williams and Kennedy, P. S. (1881). History of Montgomery County, Together with Historic Notes on the Wabash Valley. H. H. Hill and N. Iddings. p. 591.