Collett, Indiana

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Collett
Unincorporated community
Collett is located in Indiana
Collett
Collett
Collett is located in the US
Collett
Collett
Coordinates: 40°22′31″N 85°00′03″W / 40.37528°N 85.00083°W / 40.37528; -85.00083Coordinates: 40°22′31″N 85°00′03″W / 40.37528°N 85.00083°W / 40.37528; -85.00083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Township Pike
Elevation 965 ft (294 m)
ZIP code 47371
FIPS code 18-14482[1]
GNIS feature ID 432778[2]

Collett is an unincorporated community in Pike Township, Jay County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Collett was platted in 1872, at the time the railroad was extended to that point. It was named for its founder, John Collett.[3] A post office was established at Collett in 1872, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1922.[4]

Geography[edit]

Collett is located at 40°22′31″N 85°00′03″W / 40.37528°N 85.00083°W / 40.37528; -85.00083.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Collett, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ 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. 253. 
  4. ^ "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 23 October 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2014.