Alma Lake, Indiana

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Alma Lake, Indiana
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
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyParke
TownshipJackson
Elevation764 ft (233 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47834
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID447125

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.