Como, Indiana

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Como
Unincorporated community
Como is located in Indiana
Como
Como
Como is located in the US
Como
Como
Coordinates: 40°23′07″N 85°05′13″W / 40.38528°N 85.08694°W / 40.38528; -85.08694Coordinates: 40°23′07″N 85°05′13″W / 40.38528°N 85.08694°W / 40.38528; -85.08694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Township Jefferson
Elevation 942 ft (287 m)
ZIP code 47371
FIPS code 18-14806[1]
GNIS feature ID 432837[2]

Como is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Jay County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Como in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[3] The name of the community was likely borrowed from Como, in Italy.[4]

Geography[edit]

Como is located at 40°23′07″N 85°05′13″W / 40.38528°N 85.08694°W / 40.38528; -85.08694.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Como, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 23 October 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 101. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...perhaps named for the Italian city and lake.