Aroma is an unincorporated community in White River Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.
History [ edit ]
Aroma was named in the 19th century by William P. Haworth, who kept a small store there.
Aroma was a descriptive name, perhaps for the scent of fresh-cut hay. [3 ] [4 ] A post office was established at Aroma in 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902. [5 ] [6 ]
Geography [ edit ]
Aroma is located at
. 40°11′58″N 85°52′27″W / 40.19944°N 85.87417°W
References [ edit ]
^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved . 2008-01-31
^ "Aroma, Indiana". . Geographic Names Information System United States Geological Survey . Retrieved . 2009-10-10
^ Haines, John F. (1915). . B.F. Bowen & Co. p. 261. History of Hamilton County, Indiana: Her People, Industries And Institutions, Volume 1
^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). . Indiana University Press. p. 54. From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Allegedly the village was named for pleasant odors...
^ "Indiana". The Milwaukee Journal. Jul 22, 1989. pp. 4G . Retrieved . 7 June 2015
^ "Hamilton County". Jim Forte Postal History . Retrieved . 17 September 2014