Cornelius, Indiana

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Cornelius
Brown County's location in Indiana
Brown County's location in Indiana
Cornelius is located in Brown County, Indiana
Cornelius
Cornelius
Location in Brown County
Coordinates: 39°17′59″N 86°17′53″W / 39.29972°N 86.29806°W / 39.29972; -86.29806Coordinates: 39°17′59″N 86°17′53″W / 39.29972°N 86.29806°W / 39.29972; -86.29806
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyBrown
TownshipJackson
Elevation
712 ft (217 m)
ZIP code
46160
FIPS code18-15140[1]
GNIS feature ID432979[2]

Cornelius is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Brown County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Cornelius in 1893, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.[3] Cornelius was the name of a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Cornelius is located at 39°17′59″N 86°17′53″W / 39.29972°N 86.29806°W / 39.29972; -86.29806.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Cornelius, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
  3. ^ "Brown County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 102. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The official name, Cornelius, honoring an early settler...