Cincinnati, Indiana

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Cincinnati, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Cincinnati, Indiana.jpg
Cincinnati is located in Indiana
Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Cincinnati is located in the US
Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Coordinates: 39°01′12″N 86°43′44″W / 39.02000°N 86.72889°W / 39.02000; -86.72889Coordinates: 39°01′12″N 86°43′44″W / 39.02000°N 86.72889°W / 39.02000; -86.72889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Township Center
Elevation 827 ft (252 m)
ZIP code 47424
FIPS code 18-12682[1]
GNIS feature ID 432522[2]

Cincinnati is an unincorporated community in Center Township, Greene County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Cincinnati in 1874, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1934.[3] According to tradition, the community was named when a visitor told the innkeeper that the surrounding hills and whiskey made him picture his home in Cincinnati, Ohio.[4]

Geography[edit]

Cincinnati is located at 39°01′12″N 86°43′44″W / 39.02000°N 86.72889°W / 39.02000; -86.72889.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Cincinnati, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 95. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. One night, during the first year of its existence, a drunken cattle buyer at the inn jokingly remarked that the place reminded him of his hometown, Cincinnati, Ohio, on account of its high hills and abundance of good whiskey.