|Elevation||787 ft (240 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||434166|
Eminence was laid out in July 1855 by William Wigal. The name possibly is commendatory; but according to some accounts it is descriptive, as the village site allegedly was the highest point between Indianapolis and Vincennes when State Road 67 was surveyed.
Eminence is served by the Eminence School Corporation.
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- "Eminence, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 145.
- Baker, Ronald L. (1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. p. 125. ISBN 0253209552.
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