Coloma, Indiana

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Coloma
Unincorporated community
Parke County's location in Indiana
Parke County's location in Indiana
Coloma is located in Parke County, Indiana
Coloma
Coloma
Location in Park County
Coordinates: 39°47′18″N 87°17′31″W / 39.78833°N 87.29194°W / 39.78833; -87.29194Coordinates: 39°47′18″N 87°17′31″W / 39.78833°N 87.29194°W / 39.78833; -87.29194
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Parke County
Township Reserve Township
Elevation 188 m (617 ft)
ZIP code 47872
GNIS feature ID 432807[1]

Coloma, also known as Rocky Run, is an unincorporated community in Reserve Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States.

History[edit]

Coloma was laid out in 1876.[2] The community supposedly was named after Coloma, California.[3]

Geography[edit]

Coloma is located at 39°47′18″N 87°17′31″W / 39.78833°N 87.29194°W / 39.78833; -87.29194 at an elevation of 617 feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coloma". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  2. ^ History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana. B.F. Bowen & Cos. 1913. p. 207. 
  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. ...probably for Coloma, California...