Doans, Indiana

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Doans
Unincorporated community
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Doans is located in Indiana
Doans
Doans
Doans is located in the US
Doans
Doans
Coordinates: 38°55′09″N 86°50′58″W / 38.91917°N 86.84944°W / 38.91917; -86.84944Coordinates: 38°55′09″N 86°50′58″W / 38.91917°N 86.84944°W / 38.91917; -86.84944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Township Taylor
Elevation[1] 614 ft (187 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47457
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 433586

Doans is an unincorporated community in Taylor Township, Greene County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Doans took its name form Doans Creek.[3] A post office was established at Doans in 1899, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1971.[4]

Geography[edit]

Doans is located at 38°55′09″N 86°50′58″W / 38.91917°N 86.84944°W / 38.91917; -86.84944.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-17. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Doans, Indiana
  3. ^ 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. It was renamed Doans, for nearby Doans Creek... 
  4. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 13 September 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014.