Brookfield, Indiana

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Brookfield, Indiana
Brookfield is located in Indiana
Brookfield
Brookfield
Brookfield is located in the United States
Brookfield
Brookfield
Coordinates: 39°38′16″N 85°56′34″W / 39.63778°N 85.94278°W / 39.63778; -85.94278Coordinates: 39°38′16″N 85°56′34″W / 39.63778°N 85.94278°W / 39.63778; -85.94278
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
TownshipMoral
Elevation764 ft (233 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46126
GNIS feature ID431750

Brookfield is an unincorporated community in Moral Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Brookfield had its start in the early 1850s when the railroad was extended to that point.[3] A post office was established at Brookfield in 1859, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[4]

Geography[edit]

Brookfield is located at 39°38′16″N 85°56′34″W / 39.63778°N 85.94278°W / 39.63778; -85.94278.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Brookfield, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 30, 2017.
  3. ^ History of Shelby County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 450.
  4. ^ "Shelby County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 December 2015.