Douglas, Indiana

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Douglas, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Douglas is located in Indiana
Douglas
Douglas
Douglas is located in the US
Douglas
Douglas
Coordinates: 38°19′50″N 87°30′06″W / 38.33056°N 87.50167°W / 38.33056; -87.50167Coordinates: 38°19′50″N 87°30′06″W / 38.33056°N 87.50167°W / 38.33056; -87.50167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Gibson
Township Center
Elevation 472 ft (144 m)
ZIP code 47649
FIPS code 18-18496[1]
GNIS feature ID 433652[2]

Douglas is an unincorporated community in Center Township, Gibson County, Indiana.

History[edit]

The post office Douglas once contained was called Maxams.[3] It operated from 1890 until 1904.[4]

Geography[edit]

Douglas is located at 38°19′50″N 87°30′06″W / 38.33056°N 87.50167°W / 38.33056; -87.50167.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Douglas, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ 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. A post office was established as Maxams... 
  4. ^ "Gibson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 September 2014.