Erie, Lawrence County, Indiana

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Erie
Unincorporated community
Erie is located in Indiana
Erie
Erie
Erie is located in the US
Erie
Erie
Coordinates: 38°52′57″N 86°22′53″W / 38.88250°N 86.38139°W / 38.88250; -86.38139Coordinates: 38°52′57″N 86°22′53″W / 38.88250°N 86.38139°W / 38.88250; -86.38139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Shawswick
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
ZIP code 47421
FIPS code 18-21390[1]
GNIS feature ID 450894[2]

Erie is an unincorporated community in Shawswick Township, Lawrence County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Erie in 1864, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900.[3] The community was named after the Erie people.[4]

Geography[edit]

Erie is located at 38°52′57″N 86°22′53″W / 38.88250°N 86.38139°W / 38.88250; -86.38139.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Erie, Lawrence County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Lawrence County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 126. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The name ultimately comes from the Indian tribe...