Avery, Indiana

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Avery
Unincorporated community
Avery is located in Clinton County, Indiana
Avery
Avery
Coordinates: 40°18′32″N 86°26′26″W / 40.30889°N 86.44056°W / 40.30889; -86.44056Coordinates: 40°18′32″N 86°26′26″W / 40.30889°N 86.44056°W / 40.30889; -86.44056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Michigan
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code 46041
FIPS code 18-02854[1]
GNIS feature ID 430354[2]

Avery is an unincorporated community in Michigan Township, Clinton County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Avery in 1879, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[3] The community was named for Jacob Avery, a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Avery is located at 40°18′32″N 86°26′26″W / 40.30889°N 86.44056°W / 40.30889; -86.44056.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Avery, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Clinton 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. 57. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Jacob Avery, a farmer, settled here...