Brewersville, Indiana

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Brewersville, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Brewersville is located in Indiana
Brewersville
Brewersville
Brewersville is located in the US
Brewersville
Brewersville
Coordinates: 39°05′04″N 85°36′42″W / 39.08444°N 85.61167°W / 39.08444; -85.61167Coordinates: 39°05′04″N 85°36′42″W / 39.08444°N 85.61167°W / 39.08444; -85.61167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jennings
Township Sand Creek
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
ZIP code 47265
FIPS code 18-07444[1]
GNIS feature ID 431498[2]

Brewersville is an unincorporated community in Sand Creek Township, Jennings County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Brewersville was founded in 1837 by Jacob Brewer, and named for him.[3] A post office was established at Brewersville in 1844, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1931.[4]

Geography[edit]

Brewersville is located at 39°05′04″N 85°36′42″W / 39.08444°N 85.61167°W / 39.08444; -85.61167.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Brewersville, 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. 75. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was named for Jacob Brewer, who laid it out on September 1, 1837. 
  4. ^ "Jennings County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 November 2014.