College Corner, Jay County, Indiana

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College Corner
Unincorporated community
College Corner is located in Indiana
College Corner
College Corner
College Corner is located in the US
College Corner
College Corner
Coordinates: 40°24′39″N 84°58′38″W / 40.41083°N 84.97722°W / 40.41083; -84.97722Coordinates: 40°24′39″N 84°58′38″W / 40.41083°N 84.97722°W / 40.41083; -84.97722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Township Wayne
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
ZIP code 47371
FIPS code 18-14338[1]
GNIS feature ID 432765[2]

College Corner is an unincorporated community in Wayne Township, Jay County, Indiana.

History[edit]

College Corner was founded in 1850, and named from the presence of Farmers Academy.[3] College Corner contained a post office from 1862 until 1872.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

College Corner is located at 40°24′39″N 84°58′38″W / 40.41083°N 84.97722°W / 40.41083; -84.97722.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "College Corner, Jay County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 100. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...laid out by Joseph Watson in 1850... Farmers Academy was established here... 
  4. ^ Jay, Milton T. (1922). History of Jay County, Indiana: Including Its World War Record and Incorporating the Montgomery History, Volume 1. Historical Publishing Company. p. 121. 
  5. ^ "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 23 October 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2014.