Daggett, Indiana

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Daggett is an unincorporated community in Owen County, Indiana, United States[1] on State Road 157, about one mile south of Coal City.

History[edit]

Daggett was laid out in 1880.[2] The community was named for Charles Daggett, the owner of a saw mill which was the center of the town's industry.[3] A post office was established at Daggett in 1880, and remained in operation until 1896.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daggett, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 731. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 98. 
  4. ^ "Owen County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 21 November 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2015. 

Coordinates: 39°12′56″N 87°02′20″W / 39.21556°N 87.03889°W / 39.21556; -87.03889