Bud, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Bud is located in Indiana
Bud is located in USA
Coordinates: 39°26′49″N 86°10′33″W / 39.44694°N 86.17583°W / 39.44694; -86.17583Coordinates: 39°26′49″N 86°10′33″W / 39.44694°N 86.17583°W / 39.44694; -86.17583
Country United States
State Indiana
County Johnson
Township Union
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
ZIP code 46131
FIPS code 18-08884[1]
GNIS feature ID 431757[2]

Bud is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Johnson County, Indiana.


A post office was established at Bud in 1889, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[3] The community was named for a storekeeper's son, Bud Vandivier.[4]


Bud is located at 39°26′49″N 86°10′33″W / 39.44694°N 86.17583°W / 39.44694; -86.17583.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Bud, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Johnson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 80. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and the village was named for Bud Vandivier, son of the first merchant, Madison Vandivier.