Disko, Indiana

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Disko, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Disko is located in Indiana
Disko
Disko
Disko is located in the US
Disko
Disko
Coordinates: 41°00′08″N 85°56′40″W / 41.00222°N 85.94444°W / 41.00222; -85.94444Coordinates: 41°00′08″N 85°56′40″W / 41.00222°N 85.94444°W / 41.00222; -85.94444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fulton, Wabash
Township Henry, Pleasant
Elevation[1] 860 ft (262 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46982
FIPS code 18-18226[2]
GNIS feature ID 433567

Disko is an unincorporated community in Fulton and Wabash counties, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Disko was originally known as New Harrisburg, and under the latter name was laid out in 1856.[4]

A post office was established under the name New Harrisburg in 1871, was renamed Disko in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1967.[5]

Geography[edit]

Disko is located at 41°00′08″N 85°56′40″W / 41.00222°N 85.94444°W / 41.00222; -85.94444.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-11. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Disko, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 114. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted on July 1, 1856, and originally called New Harrisburg... 
  5. ^ "Wabash County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved March 4, 2017.