Bringhurst, Indiana

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Bringhurst
Unincorporated community
The corner of Main Street (left) and Walnut Street (right)
The corner of Main Street (left) and Walnut Street (right)
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Bringhurst is located in Carroll County, Indiana
Bringhurst
Bringhurst
Location in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°31′31″N 86°31′30″W / 40.52528°N 86.52500°W / 40.52528; -86.52500Coordinates: 40°31′31″N 86°31′30″W / 40.52528°N 86.52500°W / 40.52528; -86.52500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Township Monroe
Elevation 722 ft (220 m)
ZIP code 46913
FIPS code 18-07714[1]
GNIS feature ID 431531[2]

Bringhurst is an unincorporated community in Monroe Township, Carroll County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

The Bringhurst post office was established in 1872.[3] Bringhurst was named for Colonel Bringhurst.[4]

Geography[edit]

Bringhurst is located less than a mile south of the larger community of Flora along the Winamac Southern Railway. Indiana State Road 75 runs north and south along the town's west side. Bringhurst is at 40°31′31″N 86°31′30″W / 40.52528°N 86.52500°W / 40.52528; -86.52500.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Bringhurst, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Carroll County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  4. ^ 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. ...received its present name for Colonel Bringhurst of Logansport.