Art, Indiana

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Art
Unincorporated community
Art, Indiana.jpg
Art is located in Clay County, Indiana
Art
Art
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°24′10″N 87°09′19″W / 39.40278°N 87.15528°W / 39.40278; -87.15528Coordinates: 39°24′10″N 87°09′19″W / 39.40278°N 87.15528°W / 39.40278; -87.15528
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyClay
TownshipPerry
Elevation607 ft (185 m)
ZIP code47834
FIPS code18-02278[1]
GNIS feature ID430282[2]

Art is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Art in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[3] The name Art was selected for its brevity.[4]

Geography[edit]

Art is located at 39°24′10″N 87°09′19″W / 39.40278°N 87.15528°W / 39.40278; -87.15528.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Art, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
  3. ^ "Clay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 54. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...chose Art for the name because it was short and easier to spell...