East Oolitic, Indiana
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|Elevation||528 ft (161 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||450880|
East Oolitic was originally called Spien Kopj, in commemoration of the Battle of Spion Kop in the Second Boer War. East Oooltic was platted in 1900. Oolite is a type of limestone found in the area.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "East Oolitic, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 120. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
Formerly the village was called Spien Kopj for the South African battle in the Boer War in 1900.
- History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 205.
- History of Lawrence, Orange, and Washington Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, Together with Interesting Biographical Sketches, Reminiscences, Notes, Etc. Higginson Book Company. 1884. p. 12.