Curby, Indiana

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Curby
Unincorporated community
Curby, Indiana.jpg
Curby is located in Crawford County, Indiana
Curby
Curby
Coordinates: 38°17′15″N 86°22′38″W / 38.28750°N 86.37722°W / 38.28750; -86.37722Coordinates: 38°17′15″N 86°22′38″W / 38.28750°N 86.37722°W / 38.28750; -86.37722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Crawford
Township Jennings
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
ZIP code 47118
FIPS code 18-16372[1]
GNIS feature ID 433254[2]

Curby is an unincorporated community in Jennings Township, Crawford County, Indiana. It is a populated place that is not incorporated and has no legal boundaries.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Curby in 1904, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1915.[3] The community was named after the maiden name of the wife of an early settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Curby is located at 38°17′15″N 86°22′38″W / 38.28750°N 86.37722°W / 38.28750; -86.37722.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Curby, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Crawford County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Indiana Names, v.4. Terre Haute, IN: Indiana State University. 1973. p. 57.