Browns Valley, Indiana
|Browns Valley, Indiana|
|Elevation||810 ft (247 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||431643|
Browns Valley was originally known as Brownsville, and under the latter name was platted in 1836 by Matthias VanCleave. The community was named after its location in Brown Township. A post office was established at Browns Valley in 1850, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1945.
Browns Valley is located at.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Browns Valley, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
- Beckwith, Hiram Williams; Kennedy, P. S. (1881). History of Montgomery County, Together with Historic Notes on the Wabash Valley. H. H. Hill and N. Iddings. p. 345.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 78. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...for its location in Brown Township.
- "Montgomery County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
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