East Enterprise, Indiana

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East Enterprise
Census-designated place
East Enterprise is located in Indiana
East Enterprise
East Enterprise
East Enterprise is located in the US
East Enterprise
East Enterprise
Coordinates: 38°52′22″N 84°59′17″W / 38.87278°N 84.98806°W / 38.87278; -84.98806Coordinates: 38°52′22″N 84°59′17″W / 38.87278°N 84.98806°W / 38.87278; -84.98806
Country United States
State Indiana
County Switzerland
Township Cotton
Elevation[1] 879 ft (268 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47019
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 433879

East Enterprise is an unincorporated census-designated place in central Cotton Township, Switzerland County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] Although East Enterprise is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 47019.[3]

History[edit]

The East Enterprise post office has been in operation since 1864.[4] An old variant name of the community was called Clapboard Corner.[5]

Geography[edit]

The community lies at the intersection of State Roads 56 and 250 northeast of the town of Vevay, the county seat of Switzerland County.[6] Its elevation is 883 feet (269 m), and it is located at 38°52′22″N 84°59′17″W / 38.87278°N 84.98806°W / 38.87278; -84.98806 (38.8728383, -84.9880062).[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-04. 
  2. ^ "East Enterprise, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "Switzerland County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved August 25, 2016. 
  5. ^ "USGS detail on East Enterprise - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2016-11-04. 
  6. ^ DeLorme. Indiana Atlas & Gazetteer. 3rd ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 53, 59. ISBN 0-89933-319-2.
  7. ^ Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-02-14. Accessed 2008-06-01.