Burrows, Indiana

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Burrows
Unincorporated community
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Burrows is located in Carroll County, Indiana
Burrows
Burrows
Location in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°40′36″N 86°30′27″W / 40.67667°N 86.50750°W / 40.67667; -86.50750Coordinates: 40°40′36″N 86°30′27″W / 40.67667°N 86.50750°W / 40.67667; -86.50750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Township Liberty
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46916
Area code(s) 574
FIPS code 18-09460[1]
GNIS feature ID 431874[2]

Burrows is an unincorporated community in Liberty Township, Carroll County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

The Burrows post office was originally called Cornucopia.[3] The post office opened at Burrows (Cornucopia) in 1853.[4]

Geography[edit]

Burrows is located at 40°40′36″N 86°30′27″W / 40.67667°N 86.50750°W / 40.67667; -86.50750. Indiana State Road 25 and the Norfolk Southern Railway both pass northeast through town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Burrows, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 83. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. A post office called Cornucopia was established here... 
  4. ^ "Carroll County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 August 2014.