Emporia, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Emporia is located in Indiana
Emporia is located in the US
Coordinates: 40°00′16″N 85°38′02″W / 40.00444°N 85.63389°W / 40.00444; -85.63389Coordinates: 40°00′16″N 85°38′02″W / 40.00444°N 85.63389°W / 40.00444; -85.63389
Country United States
State Indiana
County Madison
Township Adams
Elevation 925 ft (282 m)
ZIP code 46056
FIPS code 18-21160[1]
GNIS feature ID 434191[2]

Emporia is an unincorporated community in Adams Township, Madison County, Indiana.


Emporia is located at 40°00′16″N 85°38′02″W / 40.00444°N 85.63389°W / 40.00444; -85.63389, at the intersection of State Road 109 and U.S. Route 36. Large grain elevators operated by Kokomo Grain Co. are the community's most prominent landmark.


Emporia was founded in 1891 when the railroad was extended to that point.[3] A post office was established at Emporia in 1892, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.[4]


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Emporia, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Forkner, John La Rue; Dyson, Byron H. (1897). Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. Wilson, Humprheys & Co. p. 678. 
  4. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2015.