Baldridge, Indiana

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Baldridge, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Sullivan County's location in Indiana
Sullivan County's location in Indiana
Baldridge is located in USA Indiana Sullivan County
Baldridge
Baldridge
Coordinates: 39°13′22″N 87°22′13″W / 39.22278°N 87.37028°W / 39.22278; -87.37028Coordinates: 39°13′22″N 87°22′13″W / 39.22278°N 87.37028°W / 39.22278; -87.37028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Sullivan
Township Curry
Elevation[1] 591 ft (180 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47850
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 430450

Baldridge is an unincorporated community in Curry Township, Sullivan County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

The community is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Baldridge likely takes its name from a nearby coal mine.[3]

Geography[edit]

Baldridge is located at 39°13′22″N 87°22′13″W / 39.22278°N 87.37028°W / 39.22278; -87.37028.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-08-30. 
  2. ^ "Baldridge, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 59. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...this village was named for a local coal mine.