Brimfield, Indiana

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Brimfield, Indiana
Unincorporated community
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Brimfield is located in Indiana
Brimfield
Brimfield
Brimfield is located in the US
Brimfield
Brimfield
Coordinates: 41°27′15″N 85°23′53″W / 41.45417°N 85.39806°W / 41.45417; -85.39806Coordinates: 41°27′15″N 85°23′53″W / 41.45417°N 85.39806°W / 41.45417; -85.39806
Country United States
State Indiana
County Noble
Township Orange
Elevation[1] 951 ft (290 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46794
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-7678[2]
GNIS feature ID 431529

Brimfield is an unincorporated community in Orange Township, Noble County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Brimfield was laid out and platted in 1861.[4] The community was likely named after Brimfield, in England.[5] A post office was established at Brimfield in 1867, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1986.[6]

Geography[edit]

Brimfield is located at 41°27′15″N 85°23′53″W / 41.45417°N 85.39806°W / 41.45417; -85.39806.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-05. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Brimfield, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 16, 2017. 
  4. ^ Counties of LaGrange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. 1882. p. 203. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 76. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and perhaps named after the English village... 
  6. ^ "Noble County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved May 5, 2017.