Farlen, Indiana

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Farlen
Unincorporated community
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Farlen is located in Indiana
Farlen
Farlen
Farlen is located in the US
Farlen
Farlen
Coordinates: 38°51′02″N 86°55′22″W / 38.85056°N 86.92278°W / 38.85056; -86.92278Coordinates: 38°51′02″N 86°55′22″W / 38.85056°N 86.92278°W / 38.85056; -86.92278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Daviess
Township Madison
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
ZIP code 47562
FIPS code 18-22702[1]
GNIS feature ID 434389[2]

Farlen is an unincorporated community in Madison Township, Daviess County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Farlen in 1884, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[3] The community was named for a McFarlen who kept a store.[4]

Geography[edit]

Farlen is located at 38°51′02″N 86°55′22″W / 38.85056°N 86.92278°W / 38.85056; -86.92278.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Farlen, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Daviess County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  4. ^ History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present; with Biographical Sketches, Reminiscences, Notes, Etc. ; Together with an Extended History of the Colonial Days of Vincennes, and Its Progress Down to the Formation of the State Government. Goodspeed. 1886. p. 709.