Elliston, Indiana

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Elliston, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Elliston is located in Indiana
Elliston
Elliston
Elliston is located in the US
Elliston
Elliston
Coordinates: 39°01′37″N 86°58′10″W / 39.02694°N 86.96944°W / 39.02694; -86.96944Coordinates: 39°01′37″N 86°58′10″W / 39.02694°N 86.96944°W / 39.02694; -86.96944
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyGreene
TownshipFairplay
Elevation513 ft (156 m)
ZIP code47424

Elliston is an unincorporated community in Fairplay Township, Greene County, Indiana, United States.[1]

History[edit]

Elliston was named for Mr. Ellis, a pioneer.[2] A post office was established at Elliston in 1885, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1910.[3]

Geography[edit]

It is located on the west side of the White River.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elliston". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 124. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for an early settler named Ellis.
  3. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 13 September 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014.