Bono, Vermillion County, Indiana

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Bono
Unincorporated community
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Bono is located in Vermillion County, Indiana
Bono
Bono
Location in Vermillion County
Coordinates: 39°45′37″N 87°29′38″W / 39.76028°N 87.49389°W / 39.76028; -87.49389Coordinates: 39°45′37″N 87°29′38″W / 39.76028°N 87.49389°W / 39.76028; -87.49389
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vermillion County
Township Helt Township
Elevation[1] 193 m (633 ft)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47847
GNIS feature ID 431326
The Bono Rock, a local historical landmark.

Bono is an unincorporated community in Helt Township, Vermillion County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Bono was founded in 1848.[3] The name Bono is said to mean "good".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Bono, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-08-19. 
  3. ^ History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana. B.F. Bowen & Cos. 1913. p. 412. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 71. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...commendatory, meaning "good".