Deacon, Indiana

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Deacon
Unincorporated community
Cass County's location in Indiana
Cass County's location in Indiana
Deacon is located in Cass County, Indiana
Deacon
Deacon
Location in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°38′02″N 86°19′02″W / 40.63389°N 86.31722°W / 40.63389; -86.31722Coordinates: 40°38′02″N 86°19′02″W / 40.63389°N 86.31722°W / 40.63389; -86.31722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Township Deer Creek
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
ZIP code 46994
FIPS code 18-17038[1]
GNIS feature ID 433385[2]

Deacon is an unincorporated community in Deer Creek Township, Cass County, Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Deacon in 1844, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[4] The community was named for its first postmaster, William R. Deacon.[5]

Geography[edit]

Deacon is located at 40°38′02″N 86°19′02″W / 40.63389°N 86.31722°W / 40.63389; -86.31722.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Deacon, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Deacon, Indiana
  4. ^ "Cass County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 568.