Acme, Indiana

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Acme
Unincorporated community
Acme, Indiana.jpg
Acme is located in Indiana
Acme
Acme
Acme is located in the US
Acme
Acme
Coordinates: 38°58′41″N 86°03′32″W / 38.97806°N 86.05889°W / 38.97806; -86.05889Coordinates: 38°58′41″N 86°03′32″W / 38.97806°N 86.05889°W / 38.97806; -86.05889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jackson
Township Hamilton
Elevation 610 ft (190 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 30
ZIP code 47274
FIPS code 18-00244[1]
GNIS feature ID 429998[2]

Acme is an unincorporated community in Hamilton Township, Jackson County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Acme in 1884, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1891.[3] Acme is likely derived from a Greek word meaning "best".[4]

Geography[edit]

Acme is located at 38°58′41″N 86°03′32″W / 38.97806°N 86.05889°W / 38.97806; -86.05889.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Acme, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Jackson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 46. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Acme, suggesting "best," is a common commendatory name...