Bryantsville, Indiana

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Bryantsville
Unincorporated community
Bryantsville is located in Indiana
Bryantsville
Bryantsville
Bryantsville is located in the US
Bryantsville
Bryantsville
Coordinates: 38°46′07″N 86°34′23″W / 38.76861°N 86.57306°W / 38.76861; -86.57306Coordinates: 38°46′07″N 86°34′23″W / 38.76861°N 86.57306°W / 38.76861; -86.57306
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Spice Valley
Elevation 600 ft (200 m)
ZIP code 47446
FIPS code 18-08740[1]
GNIS feature ID 450725[2]

Bryantsville is an unincorporated community in Spice Valley Township, Lawrence County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Bryantsville was platted in 1835.[3] It was named in honor of Robert Bryant, a pioneer settler.[4] A post office was established at Bryantsville in 1846, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[5]

Geography[edit]

Bryantsville is located at 38°46′07″N 86°34′23″W / 38.76861°N 86.57306°W / 38.76861; -86.57306.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Bryantsville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 53. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 79. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...Robert Bryant, a local pioneer farmer. 
  5. ^ "Lawrence County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2014.