Coal City, Indiana

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Coal City
Unincorporated community
Coal City, Indiana.jpg
Coal City is located in Indiana
Coal City
Coal City
Coordinates: 39°13′49″N 87°02′45″W / 39.23028°N 87.04583°W / 39.23028; -87.04583Coordinates: 39°13′49″N 87°02′45″W / 39.23028°N 87.04583°W / 39.23028; -87.04583
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Owen County
Township Jefferson Township
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
ZIP code 47427
GNIS feature ID 0432702[1]

Coal City is a small unincorporated community located in Jefferson Township, Owen County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

The town consists of only a grocery/restaurant, and a post office.

History[edit]

Coal City was platted in 1875, and named for the local coal industry.[2] A post office has been in operation at Coal City since 1877.[3]

Notable person[edit]

Bobby Grim, Indy car driver

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coal City". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  2. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 730. 
  3. ^ "Owen County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 21 November 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2015.