Cambria, Indiana

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Cambria
Unincorporated community
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Cambria is located in Clinton County, Indiana
Cambria
Cambria
Coordinates: 40°21′57″N 86°33′33″W / 40.36583°N 86.55917°W / 40.36583; -86.55917Coordinates: 40°21′57″N 86°33′33″W / 40.36583°N 86.55917°W / 40.36583; -86.55917
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Owen
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
ZIP code 46041
FIPS code 18-09856[1]
GNIS feature ID 431998[2]

Cambria is an unincorporated community in Owen Township, Clinton County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Cambria was established as a station on the Monon Railroad which was built through the southwestern portion of Owen Township.[3] Cambria is the classical name for Wales.[4] A post office was established at Cambria in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1915.[5]

Geography[edit]

Cambria is located at 40°21′57″N 86°33′33″W / 40.36583°N 86.55917°W / 40.36583; -86.55917.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Cambria, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Claybaugh, Joseph (1913). "Owen Township". History of Clinton County, Indiana. Indianapolis: A. W. Bowen & Company. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 85. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The name comes from the Latin name of Wales... 
  5. ^ "Clinton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2014.