Birchim, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Birchim is located in Indiana
Coordinates: 41°42′37″N 86°36′10″W / 41.71028°N 86.60278°W / 41.71028; -86.60278Coordinates: 41°42′37″N 86°36′10″W / 41.71028°N 86.60278°W / 41.71028; -86.60278
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township Galena
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
ZIP code 46371
FIPS code 18-05356[1]
GNIS feature ID 431100[2]

Birchim is an unincorporated community in Galena Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.


The community's name likely honors Abraham Birchem, a pioneer settler, although the spelling is different.[3]


Birchim is located at 41°42′37″N 86°36′10″W / 41.71028°N 86.60278°W / 41.71028; -86.60278.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Birchim, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ 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. ...presumably for Abraham Birchem, a settler there...