Cherry Grove, Indiana

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Cherry Grove, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Cherry Grove is located in Montgomery County, Indiana
Cherry Grove
Cherry Grove
Location in Montgomery County
Coordinates: 40°08′08″N 86°54′16″W / 40.13556°N 86.90444°W / 40.13556; -86.90444Coordinates: 40°08′08″N 86°54′16″W / 40.13556°N 86.90444°W / 40.13556; -86.90444
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyMontgomery
TownshipMadison
Elevation[1]801 ft (244 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code47933
Area code(s)765
FIPS code18-12304[2]
GNIS feature ID432442

Cherry Grove, formerly Cherry Grove Station,[3] is an unincorporated community in Madison Township, Montgomery County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[4]

History[edit]

Cherry Grove was established in 1851 as a railroad switch. The community was likely named after the wild cherry trees in the area.[5]

Geography[edit]

Cherry Grove is located at 40°08′08″N 86°54′16″W / 40.13556°N 86.90444°W / 40.13556; -86.90444.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Andreas, Alfred Theodore (1876). "Montgomery County". Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Indiana. Chicago: Baskin, Forster & Company.
  4. ^ "Cherry Grove, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 17, 2017.
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 93. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.