Cornettsville, Indiana

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Cornettsville
Unincorporated community
Approaching Cornettsville from the west
Approaching Cornettsville from the west
Cornettsville is located in Indiana
Cornettsville
Cornettsville
Cornettsville is located in the US
Cornettsville
Cornettsville
Coordinates: 38°45′24″N 87°06′36″W / 38.75667°N 87.11000°W / 38.75667; -87.11000Coordinates: 38°45′24″N 87°06′36″W / 38.75667°N 87.11000°W / 38.75667; -87.11000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Daviess
Township Bogard
Elevation 495 ft (151 m)
ZIP code 47568
FIPS code 18-15148[1]
GNIS feature ID 432986[2]

Cornettsville is an unincorporated community in Bogard Township, Daviess County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Cornettsville was laid out in 1875.[3] It was named for one of its founders, Samuel Cornett.[4] A post office was established at Cornettsville in 1878, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[5]

Photo from Small Town Indiana photo survey.

Geography[edit]

Cornettsville is located at 38°45′24″N 87°06′36″W / 38.75667°N 87.11000°W / 38.75667; -87.11000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Cornettsville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1886. p. 706. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 92. 
  5. ^ "Daviess County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 August 2014.