Anthony, Indiana

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Anthony
Unincorporated community
Anthony is located in Indiana
Anthony
Anthony
Anthony is located in the US
Anthony
Anthony
Coordinates: 40°16′40″N 85°26′10″W / 40.27778°N 85.43611°W / 40.27778; -85.43611Coordinates: 40°16′40″N 85°26′10″W / 40.27778°N 85.43611°W / 40.27778; -85.43611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Delaware
Township Hamilton
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
ZIP code 47303
FIPS code 18-01774[1]
GNIS feature ID 430191[2]

Anthony is an unincorporated community in Hamilton Township, Delaware County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Anthony in 1850, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1901.[3] It was likely named in honor of the Anthony family of pioneer settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

Anthony is located at 40°16′40″N 85°26′10″W / 40.27778°N 85.43611°W / 40.27778; -85.43611.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Anthony, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Delaware County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 52. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The town probably was named for the Anthony family...who registered land in this county in the 1830s.