Duff, Indiana

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Duff
Unincorporated community
Duff is located in Indiana
Duff
Duff
Duff is located in the US
Duff
Duff
Coordinates: 38°19′38″N 87°01′35″W / 38.32722°N 87.02639°W / 38.32722; -87.02639Coordinates: 38°19′38″N 87°01′35″W / 38.32722°N 87.02639°W / 38.32722; -87.02639
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dubois
Township Patoka
Elevation[1] 469 ft (143 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47542
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-18874[2]
GNIS feature ID 433754

Duff is an unincorporated community in Patoka Township, Dubois County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Duff was platted in 1883 by Robert Small. It was likely named for Col. B. B. Edmonston, who had the nickname "Colonel Duff".[4]

The Duff post office was established in 1868, and was discontinued in 1955.[5]

Geography[edit]

Duff is located at 38°19′38″N 87°01′35″W / 38.32722°N 87.02639°W / 38.32722; -87.02639.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-05. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Duff, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ Wilson, George R. (1910). History of Dubois County from Its Primitive Days to 1910. Windmill Publications. p. 367. 
  5. ^ "Dubois County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved December 17, 2016.