Buckskin, Indiana

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Buckskin, Indiana
Buckskin is located in Indiana
Buckskin
Buckskin
Buckskin is located in the United States
Buckskin
Buckskin
Coordinates: 38°13′42″N 87°24′43″W / 38.22833°N 87.41194°W / 38.22833; -87.41194Coordinates: 38°13′42″N 87°24′43″W / 38.22833°N 87.41194°W / 38.22833; -87.41194
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyGibson
TownshipBarton
Elevation
459 ft (140 m)
Population
(2007)
 • Total79
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight)
ZIP code
47647
Area code(s)812
FIPS code18-08848[1]
GNIS feature ID431754[2]

Buckskin is a small unincorporated community in Barton Township, Gibson County, Indiana. Although unincorporated, Buckskin has the ZIP code 47647.

A post office was established at Buckskin in 1847, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1989.[3]

Geography[edit]

Buckskin is located at 38°13′42″N 87°24′43″W / 38.22833°N 87.41194°W / 38.22833; -87.41194. Nearby towns are Mackey and Somerville.

Schools[edit]

Buckskin and the easternmost half of Gibson County is served by the East Gibson School Corporation which currently operates five schools:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Buckskin, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
  3. ^ "Gibson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 September 2014.