Andersonville, Indiana

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Andersonville
Unincorporated community
Andersonville Christian Church
Andersonville Christian Church
Andersonville is located in Indiana
Andersonville
Andersonville
Coordinates: 39°29′51″N 85°17′20″W / 39.49750°N 85.28889°W / 39.49750; -85.28889Coordinates: 39°29′51″N 85°17′20″W / 39.49750°N 85.28889°W / 39.49750; -85.28889
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Franklin County
Township Posey Township
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
ZIP code 47024
GNIS feature ID 0430167

Andersonville is an unincorporated community in Posey Township in the northwest corner of Franklin County, Indiana, United States.

History[edit]

Andersonville, originally known as Ceylon, was laid out in 1837 by Fletcher Tevis. It was renamed in 1849 after Thomas Anderson, a tavern owner. In 1915, Andersonville had about 350 inhabitants.[1]

Geography[edit]

Andersonville is located at 39°29′51″N 85°17′20″W / 39.49750°N 85.28889°W / 39.49750; -85.28889 at an elevation of 1050 feet. It lies at the intersection of U.S. Route 52 and the east end of Indiana State Road 244; this forms an acute angle, and the named streets run north and south in the triangle thus formed.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 126. 

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