Blue Ridge, Indiana

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Blue Ridge, Indiana
Blue Ridge is located in Indiana
Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge is located in the United States
Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge
Coordinates: 39°31′09″N 85°38′08″W / 39.51917°N 85.63556°W / 39.51917; -85.63556Coordinates: 39°31′09″N 85°38′08″W / 39.51917°N 85.63556°W / 39.51917; -85.63556
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
TownshipLiberty
Elevation906 ft (276 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46182
FIPS code18-6022[2]
GNIS feature ID431235

Blue Ridge is an unincorporated community in Liberty Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Blue Ridge was originally called Cynthiana, and under the latter name was platted in 1835.[4] A post office called Blue Ridge was established in 1847, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.[5] Blue Ridge once contained a school which was discontinued at an unknown date.[6]

Geography[edit]

Blue Ridge is located at 39°31′09″N 85°38′08″W / 39.51917°N 85.63556°W / 39.51917; -85.63556.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Blue Ridge, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 30, 2017.
  4. ^ Chadwick, Edward H. (1909). Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. B.F. Bowen. p. 266.
  5. ^ "Shelby County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  6. ^ Shelby County, Indiana History & Families. Turner Publishing Company. 1992. p. 57. ISBN 978-1-56311-078-8.