Boyleston, Indiana

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Boyleston
Unincorporated community
Boyleston is located in Clinton County, Indiana
Boyleston
Boyleston
Coordinates: 40°17′11″N 86°23′41″W / 40.28639°N 86.39472°W / 40.28639; -86.39472Coordinates: 40°17′11″N 86°23′41″W / 40.28639°N 86.39472°W / 40.28639; -86.39472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Michigan
Founded 1875
Named for Lewis N. Boyle
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
ZIP code 46057
FIPS code 18-06922[1]
GNIS feature ID 431430[2]

Boyleston is an unincorporated community in Michigan Township, Clinton County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Lewis N. Boyle of Indianapolis platted the town of Boyleston on November 17, 1875 along the Lake Erie and Western Railroad.[3] A post office was established at Boyleston in 1877, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1951.[4]

Geography[edit]

Boyleston is located at 40°17′11″N 86°23′41″W / 40.28639°N 86.39472°W / 40.28639; -86.39472.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Boyleston, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Claybaugh, Joseph (1913). "Michigan Township". History of Clinton County, Indiana. Indianapolis: A. W. Bowen & Company. 
  4. ^ "Clinton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.