Wilmington, Indiana

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Wilmington
Unincorporated community
Wilmington is located in Dearborn County, Indiana
Wilmington
Wilmington
Coordinates: 39°03′45″N 84°56′48″W / 39.06250°N 84.94667°W / 39.06250; -84.94667Coordinates: 39°03′45″N 84°56′48″W / 39.06250°N 84.94667°W / 39.06250; -84.94667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dearborn
Township Hogan
Elevation[1] 794 ft (242 m)
ZIP code 47001
FIPS code 18-84572[2]
GNIS feature ID 446116

Wilmington is an unincorporated community in Hogan Township, Dearborn County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Wilmington was laid out in 1815.[3] It was once the county seat.[4]

A post office was established at Wilmington in 1817, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.[5]

Geography[edit]

Wilmington is located at 39°03′45″N 84°56′48″W / 39.06250°N 84.94667°W / 39.06250; -84.94667.

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. ^ Shaw, Archibald (1915). History of Dearborn County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Indianapolis: B. F. Bowen and Company, Inc. p. 176. 
  4. ^ History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana. F. E. Weakley. 1885. p. 116. 
  5. ^ "Dearborn County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 August 2014.