Deedsville, Indiana

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Deedsville, Indiana
Deedsville is located in Indiana
Deedsville
Deedsville
Deedsville is located in the United States
Deedsville
Deedsville
Coordinates: 40°54′37″N 86°06′04″W / 40.91028°N 86.10111°W / 40.91028; -86.10111Coordinates: 40°54′37″N 86°06′04″W / 40.91028°N 86.10111°W / 40.91028; -86.10111
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyMiami
TownshipUnion
Elevation843 ft (257 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46921
FIPS code18-17182[2]
GNIS feature ID433408

Deedsville is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Miami County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

In 1870, the railroad was extended to the site of Deedsville.[4] Deedsville was laid out and platted in July 1870 by Albert Deeds and Ryan “Deed” Driscoll.[5] A post office has been in operation at Deedsville since 1870.[6]

Geography[edit]

Deedsville is located at 40°54′37″N 86°06′04″W / 40.91028°N 86.10111°W / 40.91028; -86.10111.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Deedsville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  4. ^ Bodurtha, Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 188.
  5. ^ History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 792.
  6. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.