Dogwood, Indiana

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Dogwood, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Dogwood, Indiana.jpg
Harrison County's location in Indiana
Harrison County's location in Indiana
Dogwood is located in Harrison County, Indiana
Dogwood
Dogwood
Dogwood's location in Harrison County
Coordinates: 38°06′19″N 86°05′04″W / 38.10528°N 86.08444°W / 38.10528; -86.08444Coordinates: 38°06′19″N 86°05′04″W / 38.10528°N 86.08444°W / 38.10528; -86.08444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Harrison
Township Webster
Elevation 676 ft (206 m)
ZIP code 47135
FIPS code 18-18316[1]
GNIS feature ID 433609[2]

Dogwood is an unincorporated community in Webster Township, Harrison County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Dogwood in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1922.[3] The community was likely named after the dogwood tree.[4]

Geography[edit]

Dogwood is located at 38°06′19″N 86°05′04″W / 38.10528°N 86.08444°W / 38.10528; -86.08444.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Dogwood, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Harrison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 24 September 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 115. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Apparently the name is for the tree.