Annapolis, Indiana

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Annapolis, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Parke County's location in Indiana
Parke County's location in Indiana
Annapolis is located in Parke County, Indiana
Annapolis
Annapolis
Location in Parke County
Coordinates: 39°51′09″N 87°15′02″W / 39.85250°N 87.25056°W / 39.85250; -87.25056Coordinates: 39°51′09″N 87°15′02″W / 39.85250°N 87.25056°W / 39.85250; -87.25056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Parke
Township Penn
Elevation[1] 646 ft (197 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47832
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 430182

Annapolis is an unincorporated community in Penn Township, Parke County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Annapolis was first settled in 1825 or 1826.[3] It was platted on February 4, 1837, by settlers William Maris, Sr., and John Moulder.[4] As of 1910, its population was about 200.[5] It was probably named after Annapolis, Maryland.[6] A post office was established at Annapolis in 1837, and remained in operation until 1905.[7]

Geography[edit]

Annapolis is located in northwestern Parke County, about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Bloomingdale and less than one mile west of U.S. Route 41. Its elevation is 646 feet.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-04-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Annapolis, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  3. ^ Bowen 1913, p. 196.
  4. ^ Bowen 1913, p. 52.
  5. ^ Bowen 1913, p. 154.
  6. ^ Baker, Ronald L.; Carmony, Marvin (1975). Indiana Place Names. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. p. 4. 
  7. ^ "Parke County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 

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