Depauw, Indiana

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Depauw
Unincorporated community
Post office
Post office
Harrison County's location in Indiana
Harrison County's location in Indiana
Depauw is located in Harrison County, Indiana
Depauw
Depauw
Depauw's location in Harrison County
Coordinates: 38°20′06″N 86°13′03″W / 38.33500°N 86.21750°W / 38.33500; -86.21750Coordinates: 38°20′06″N 86°13′03″W / 38.33500°N 86.21750°W / 38.33500; -86.21750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Harrison
Township Blue River
Elevation 650 ft (200 m)
ZIP code 47115
FIPS code 18-17794[1]
GNIS feature ID 433484[2]

Depauw is an unincorporated community in Blue River Township, Harrison County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Depauw was platted in 1884.[3] According to one source, the community may be named for Washington C. DePauw.[4]

Geography[edit]

Depauw is located at 38°20′06″N 86°13′03″W / 38.33500°N 86.21750°W / 38.33500; -86.21750.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Depauw, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Roose, William H. (1911). Indiana's Birthplace: A History of Harrison County, Indiana. Tribune Company, Printers. p. 71. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 113. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...perhaps for industrialist Washington C. DePauw...