Zelma, Indiana

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Zelma
Unincorporated community
Zelma is located in Indiana
Zelma
Zelma
Coordinates: 38°56′02″N 86°18′07″W / 38.93389°N 86.30194°W / 38.93389; -86.30194Coordinates: 38°56′02″N 86°18′07″W / 38.93389°N 86.30194°W / 38.93389; -86.30194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Pleasant Run
Elevation[1] 850 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 47436
FIPS code 18-86336[2]
GNIS feature ID 451653

Zelma is an unincorporated community in Pleasant Run Township, Lawrence County, Indiana. The community is said[by whom?] to take its name from Zelma Wray, an early settler.

History[edit]

Zelma was platted on May 23, 1890, by Stephen and James Fountain.[3]

Geography[edit]

Zelma is located at 38°56′02″N 86°18′07″W / 38.93389°N 86.30194°W / 38.93389; -86.30194.

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. Indianapolis: B. F. Bowen and Company. 1914. p. 206. Retrieved 2013-05-02.