Claysville, Indiana

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Claysville, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Washington County's location in Indiana
Washington County's location in Indiana
Claysville is located in Washington County, Indiana
Claysville
Claysville
Location of Claysville in Washington County
Coordinates: 38°37′21″N 86°17′22″W / 38.62250°N 86.28944°W / 38.62250; -86.28944Coordinates: 38°37′21″N 86°17′22″W / 38.62250°N 86.28944°W / 38.62250; -86.28944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Washington
Township Vernon
Elevation[1] 718 ft (219 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47108
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 450779

Claysville is an unincorporated community in Vernon Township, Washington County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Claysville was originally called Middletown, and under the latter name was laid out in 1828.[3] When the first post office was established there in 1839, it was renamed Claysville.[4] The post office operated until it was discontinued in 1906.[5]

Geography[edit]

Claysville is located at 38°37′21″N 86°17′22″W / 38.62250°N 86.28944°W / 38.62250; -86.28944.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-06-21. 
  2. ^ "Claysville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 26, 2017. 
  3. ^ Stevens, Warder William; Davis, Lulie (1916). Centennial History of Washington County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. McDowell Publications. p. 537. 
  4. ^ History of Lawrence, Orange, and Washington Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Higginson Book Company. 1884. p. 792. 
  5. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 7, 2016.