Charlottesville is an unincorporated community in Hancock and Rush counties in the U.S. state of Indiana. The Hancock County portion is in Jackson Township, while the Rush County portion is in Ripley Township. [3 ]
History [ edit ]
Charlottesville was laid out and
platted in 1830. The community's name most likely was a transfer from [4 ] Charlottesville, Virginia. It was for a time incorporated as a town, from 1867. [5 ] [6 ]
Geography [ edit ]
Charlottesville is located at
. 39°47′25″N 85°36′46″W / 39.79028°N 85.61278°W
Transportation [ edit ]
U.S. Route 40
Education [ edit ]
Eastern Hancock Community School Corporation services the towns of Charlottesville, Wilkinson, Shirley, Warrington, and surrounding areas in eastern Hancock County. It consists of one elementary school (Grades K - 5), one middle school (Grades 6 - 8), and one high school (Grades 9 - 12).
References [ edit ]
^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved . 2008-01-31
^ "Charlottesville, Indiana". . Geographic Names Information System United States Geological Survey . Retrieved . 2009-10-10
^ Rush County: Interim Report. Indiana Historic Sites and Structures Inventory. Indianapolis: Indiana Landmarks, 1988, 20.
^ Binford, John H. (1882). . King & Binford. p. 245. History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the "pale Face," in 1818, Down to 1882
^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). . Indiana University Press. p. 92. From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...probably named for Charlottesville, Virginia...
^ Richman, George J. (1916). . Wm. Mitchell Printing Company. p. 720. History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions