Beaver City, Indiana

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Beaver City, Indiana
Beaver City is located in Indiana
Beaver City
Beaver City
Beaver City is located in the United States
Beaver City
Beaver City
Coordinates: 40°54′25″N 87°24′56″W / 40.90694°N 87.41556°W / 40.90694; -87.41556Coordinates: 40°54′25″N 87°24′56″W / 40.90694°N 87.41556°W / 40.90694; -87.41556
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyNewton
TownshipWashington
Elevation689 ft (210 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
47922
Area code(s)219
FIPS code18-04006[2]
GNIS feature ID430671

Beaver City is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Newton County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Beaver City was founded in 1893, and was named after the local Beaver Prairie.[4] A post office was established at Beaver City in 1866, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1913.[5]

Geography[edit]

Beaver City is located at 40°54′25″N 87°24′56″W / 40.90694°N 87.41556°W / 40.90694; -87.41556.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-06.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Beaver City, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 62. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
  5. ^ "Newton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved May 6, 2017.