Dundee, Indiana

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Dundee
Unincorporated community
Dundee is located in Indiana
Dundee
Dundee
Coordinates: 40°16′20″N 85°45′22″W / 40.27222°N 85.75611°W / 40.27222; -85.75611Coordinates: 40°16′20″N 85°45′22″W / 40.27222°N 85.75611°W / 40.27222; -85.75611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Madison
Township Pipe Creek
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
ZIP code 46001
FIPS code 18-18964[1]
GNIS feature ID 433774[2]

Dundee is an unincorporated community in Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Dundee in 1876, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[3] Dundee was platted in 1883 when the railroad was extended to that point.[4][5] It was likely named after Dundee, in Scotland.[6]

Geography[edit]

Dundee is located at 40°16′20″N 85°45′22″W / 40.27222°N 85.75611°W / 40.27222; -85.75611.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Dundee, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Forkner, John La Rue; Dyson, Byron H. (1897). Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. Wilson, Humprheys & Co. p. 875. 
  5. ^ "Byts & Pieces". Madison County Historical Society. Archived from the original on July 10, 2014. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  6. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 117. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Probably the name is for the city in Scotland.