Billtown, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Billtown is located in Clay County, Indiana
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°30′36″N 87°11′10″W / 39.51000°N 87.18611°W / 39.51000; -87.18611Coordinates: 39°30′36″N 87°11′10″W / 39.51000°N 87.18611°W / 39.51000; -87.18611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Posey
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
ZIP code 47834
FIPS code 18-05284[1]
GNIS feature ID 431086[2]

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


Billtown was originally known as Williamstown, and under the latter name was platted in 1831.[3]

Billtown once contained a post office under the name Van Buren.[4] The Van Buren post office operated from 1835 until 1865.[5]


Billtown is located at 39°30′36″N 87°11′10″W / 39.51000°N 87.18611°W / 39.51000; -87.18611.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Billtown, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
  3. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 33.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 67. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
  5. ^ "Clay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.