Eden, Indiana

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Eden, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Eden is located in Indiana
Eden
Eden
Eden is located in the US
Eden
Eden
Coordinates: 39°54′22″N 85°46′12″W / 39.90611°N 85.77000°W / 39.90611; -85.77000Coordinates: 39°54′22″N 85°46′12″W / 39.90611°N 85.77000°W / 39.90611; -85.77000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hancock
Township Green
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code 46140
FIPS code 18-20188[1]
GNIS feature ID 434004[2]

Eden is an unincorporated community in Green Township, Hancock County, Indiana. It is home to the headquarters of a large building materials company, which has an atrium full of taxidermed animals.

History[edit]

Eden was laid out and platted in 1835.[3] A post office was established at Eden in 1834, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[4]

Geography[edit]

Eden is located at 39°54′22″N 85°46′12″W / 39.90611°N 85.77000°W / 39.90611; -85.77000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Eden, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ Binford, John H. (1882). History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the "pale Face," in 1818, Down to 1882. King & Binford. p. 223.
  4. ^ "Hancock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 September 2014.