Blooming Grove, Indiana

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Former gas station on State Road 1.

Blooming Grove is an unincorporated community in Blooming Grove Township, Franklin County, Indiana.[1]

History[edit]

Blooming Grove was platted in 1816.[2] The community took its name from Blooming Grove Township.[3] A post office was established at Blooming Grove in 1832, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Blooming Grove, Indiana
  2. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 141. 
  3. ^ "Blooming Grove". Franklin County Historical Society. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 

Coordinates: 39°30′08″N 85°03′53″W / 39.50222°N 85.06472°W / 39.50222; -85.06472