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
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Township Fairplay
Elevation 513 ft (156 m)
ZIP code 47424

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.