Cates, Indiana

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Cates, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Cates is located in Fountain County, Indiana
Cates
Cates
Location in Fountain County
Coordinates: 39°59′48″N 87°20′16″W / 39.99667°N 87.33778°W / 39.99667; -87.33778Coordinates: 39°59′48″N 87°20′16″W / 39.99667°N 87.33778°W / 39.99667; -87.33778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Township Fulton
Elevation 643 ft (196 m)
ZIP code 47952
FIPS code 18-10900[1]
GNIS feature ID 432236[2]

Cates is an unincorporated community in Fulton Township, Fountain County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Cates in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1984.[3] Cates was platted in 1903.[4]

Geography[edit]

Cates is located at 39°59′48″N 87°20′16″W / 39.99667°N 87.33778°W / 39.99667; -87.33778 between Kingman and Perrysville.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Cates, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Fountain County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 89. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The village was platted on May 23, 1903.