Downeyville, Indiana

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Downeyville
Downeyville is located in Indiana
Downeyville
Downeyville
Downeyville is located in the United States
Downeyville
Downeyville
Coordinates: 39°25′39″N 85°33′16″W / 39.42750°N 85.55444°W / 39.42750; -85.55444Coordinates: 39°25′39″N 85°33′16″W / 39.42750°N 85.55444°W / 39.42750; -85.55444
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDecatur
TownshipAdams
Elevation
840 ft (260 m)
ZIP code
47240
FIPS code18-18604[1]
GNIS feature ID433674[2]

Downeyville is an unincorporated community in Adams Township, Decatur County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Downey was the name of a family who kept a general store at Downeyville.[3] A post office was established at Downeyville in 1876, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[4]

Geography[edit]

Downeyville is located at 39°25′39″N 85°33′16″W / 39.42750°N 85.55444°W / 39.42750; -85.55444.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Downeyville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
  3. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 105.
  4. ^ "Decatur County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014.