Albion, Scott County, Indiana

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Albion
Albion is located in Indiana
Albion
Albion
Albion is located in the United States
Albion
Albion
Coordinates: 38°44′37″N 85°44′03″W / 38.74361°N 85.73417°W / 38.74361; -85.73417Coordinates: 38°44′37″N 85°44′03″W / 38.74361°N 85.73417°W / 38.74361; -85.73417
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyScott
TownshipJohnson
Elevation630 ft (192 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47102
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID430043

Albion is an unincorporated community in Johnson Township, Scott County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Albion was laid out in 1837.[3] The community's name Albion is an old term meaning Great Britain.[4]

Geography[edit]

Albion is located at 38°44′37″N 85°44′03″W / 38.74361°N 85.73417°W / 38.74361; -85.73417.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  2. ^ "Albion, Scott County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-01-15.
  3. ^ Kleber, John E. (2001). The Encyclopedia of Louisville. University Press of Kentucky. p. 791. ISBN 0-8131-2890-0.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 47. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...from the ancient name of Britain.