Alma Lake, Indiana

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Alma Lake, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Parke County's location in Indiana
Parke County's location in Indiana
Alma Lake is located in Parke County, Indiana
Alma Lake
Alma Lake
Location in Parke County
Coordinates: 39°36′30″N 87°01′10″W / 39.60833°N 87.01944°W / 39.60833; -87.01944Coordinates: 39°36′30″N 87°01′10″W / 39.60833°N 87.01944°W / 39.60833; -87.01944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Parke
Township Jackson
Elevation[1] 764 ft (233 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47834
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 447125

Alma Lake is an unincorporated community in southeastern Jackson Township, Parke County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

The community took its name from the nearby lake at Alma Creek.[3]

Geography[edit]

Alma Lake is located at 39°36′30″N 87°01′10″W / 39.60833°N 87.01944°W / 39.60833; -87.01944 at an elevation of 764 feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-04-16. 
  2. ^ "Alma Lake, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 19, 2017. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 49. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for the lake of the same name, which was named for Alma Creek.