Augusta, Indiana

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Augusta, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Augusta is located in Indiana
Augusta
Augusta
Augusta is located in the US
Augusta
Augusta
Coordinates: 38°19′53″N 87°11′27″W / 38.33139°N 87.19083°W / 38.33139; -87.19083Coordinates: 38°19′53″N 87°11′27″W / 38.33139°N 87.19083°W / 38.33139; -87.19083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Pike
Township Lockhart
Elevation[1] 554 ft (169 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47598
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 430341

Augusta is an unincorporated community in Lockhart Township, Pike County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

The first permanent settlement at Augusta was made in the 1860s.[3] A post office was established at Augusta in 1874, and remained in operation until 1920.[4]

Geography[edit]

Augusta is located north of Indiana State Road 64, 4 miles (6.4 km) south-southeast of Winslow.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-02-26. 
  2. ^ "Augusta, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-02-26. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 56. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...who came here in the early 1860s. 
  4. ^ "Pike County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 October 2015.