Daggett, Indiana

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Daggett, Indiana
Daggett is located in Indiana
Daggett
Daggett
Daggett is located in the United States
Daggett
Daggett
Coordinates: 39°12′56″N 87°02′20″W / 39.21556°N 87.03889°W / 39.21556; -87.03889Coordinates: 39°12′56″N 87°02′20″W / 39.21556°N 87.03889°W / 39.21556; -87.03889
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyOwen
TownshipJefferson
Elevation640 ft (195 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47427
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID433281

Daggett is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Owen County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Daggett was laid out in 1880.[3] The community was named for Charles Daggett, the owner of a saw mill which was the center of the town's industry.[4]

A post office was established at Daggett in 1880, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1896.[5]

Geography[edit]

Daggett is located on State Road 157 about one mile south of Coal City, at 39°12′56″N 87°02′20″W / 39.21556°N 87.03889°W / 39.21556; -87.03889.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-17.
  2. ^ "Daggett, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
  3. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 731.
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 98.
  5. ^ "Owen County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 September 2015.