Buckskin, Indiana

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Buckskin, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Buckskin is located in Indiana
Buckskin is located in the US
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
Country United States
State Indiana
County Gibson
Township Barton
Elevation 459 ft (140 m)
Population (2007)
 • Total 79
Time zone Central Standard (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47647
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-08848[1]
GNIS feature ID 431754[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]


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.


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


  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.