Delaware, Indiana

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Delaware
Unincorporated community
Delaware is located in Indiana
Delaware
Delaware
Delaware is located in the US
Delaware
Delaware
Coordinates: 39°08′52″N 85°12′26″W / 39.14778°N 85.20722°W / 39.14778; -85.20722Coordinates: 39°08′52″N 85°12′26″W / 39.14778°N 85.20722°W / 39.14778; -85.20722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Delaware
Elevation[1] 922 ft (281 m)
ZIP code 47037
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-17506[2]
GNIS feature ID 433448

Delaware is an unincorporated community in Delaware Township, Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Delaware was platted in 1870.[4] An old variant name of the community was called Rei.[5]

A post office was established at Delaware in 1838, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1933.[6]

Geography[edit]

Delaware is located at 39°08′52″N 85°12′26″W / 39.14778°N 85.20722°W / 39.14778; -85.20722.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-03-05. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Delaware, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 112. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted on May 16, 1870. 
  5. ^ "USGS detail on Delaware - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2017-03-05. 
  6. ^ "Ripley County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved March 5, 2017.