Edwardsville, Indiana

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Edwardsville, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Edwardsville is located in Indiana
Edwardsville is located in the US
Coordinates: 38°17′03″N 85°54′34″W / 38.28417°N 85.90944°W / 38.28417; -85.90944Coordinates: 38°17′03″N 85°54′34″W / 38.28417°N 85.90944°W / 38.28417; -85.90944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Floyd
Township Georgetown
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
ZIP code 47122
FIPS code 18-20476[1]
GNIS feature ID 434034[2]

Edwardsville is an unincorporated community in Georgetown Township, Floyd County, Indiana. The Duncan Tunnel is located at Edwardsville.


Edwardsville was platted in 1853 by Henry H. Edwards, and named for him.[3] A post office was established at Edwardsville in 1858, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[4]


Edwardsville is located at 38°17′03″N 85°54′34″W / 38.28417°N 85.90944°W / 38.28417; -85.90944.


The Edwardsville Formation is a geological structure in the Borden Group, of the Lower Mississippian sub system,[5] (Osagean, late Tournaisian). Crinoids fossils can be found in the formation.[6]


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Edwardsville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ History of the Ohio Falls Cities and Their Counties: Precincts of Jefferson County, Ky. General histories of Clark and Floyd counties, Ind. New Albany and Floyd County. Clark County and Jeffersonville. L. A. Williams & Company. 1882. p. 273. 
  4. ^ "Floyd County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Edwardsville Formation at the Indiana Geological Survey
  6. ^ Crinoids from the Edwardsville Formation (Lower Mississippian) of Southern Indiana. William I. Ausich and N. Gary Lane, Journal of Paleontology, November 1982, Volume 56, Number 6, pages 1343-1361 (abstract)