Coal Creek, Indiana

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Coal Creek, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Coal Creek is located in Fountain County, Indiana
Coal Creek
Coal Creek
Coal Creek's location in Fountain County
Coordinates: 40°02′11″N 87°22′50″W / 40.03639°N 87.38056°W / 40.03639; -87.38056Coordinates: 40°02′11″N 87°22′50″W / 40.03639°N 87.38056°W / 40.03639; -87.38056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Township Wabash
Elevation 633 ft (193 m)
ZIP code 47932
FIPS code 18-13996[1]
GNIS feature ID 432703[2]

Coal Creek (also known as Headleys Mills or Snoddy's Mill[3]) is an unincorporated community in Wabash Township, Fountain County, Indiana.

The namesake body of water Coal Creek was so named from deposits of coal along its banks.[4]

Geography[edit]

Coal Creek is located at 40°02′11″N 87°22′50″W / 40.03639°N 87.38056°W / 40.03639; -87.38056.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Coal Creek, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ USGS GNIS Feature Detail Report: Coal Creek
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 98. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The stream received its name from a rich coal bank discovered near its mouth. 

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