Whitcomb, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Whitcomb is located in Indiana
Coordinates: 39°26′54″N 84°56′13″W / 39.44833°N 84.93694°W / 39.44833; -84.93694Coordinates: 39°26′54″N 84°56′13″W / 39.44833°N 84.93694°W / 39.44833; -84.93694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Brookville
Elevation[1] 997 ft (304 m)
ZIP code 47012
FIPS code 18-83726[2]
GNIS feature ID 445916

Whitcomb is an unincorporated community in Brookville Township, Franklin County, Indiana.


Whitcomb, formerly known as Union, was platted in 1816 by Ebenezer Howe.[3] A post office was established at Whitcomb in 1846, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[4]


Whitcomb is located at 39°26′54″N 84°56′13″W / 39.44833°N 84.93694°W / 39.44833; -84.93694.


  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. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 115. 
  4. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 September 2014.