Farmers Retreat, Indiana

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Farmers Retreat
Unincorporated community
Farmers Retreat is located in Dearborn County, Indiana
Farmers Retreat
Farmers Retreat
Coordinates: 38°58′35″N 85°06′08″W / 38.97639°N 85.10222°W / 38.97639; -85.10222Coordinates: 38°58′35″N 85°06′08″W / 38.97639°N 85.10222°W / 38.97639; -85.10222
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDearborn
TownshipCaesar Creek
Elevation879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code47018
FIPS code18-22756[1]
GNIS feature ID434404[2]

Farmers Retreat is an unincorporated community in Caesar Creek Township, Dearborn County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Farmers Retreat in 1852, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1925.[3] The center of community life is St. John's Lutheran Church which was founded in 1843. For many years it operated a school serving grades 1-8 where many of the residents of the community attended.

Geography[edit]

Farmers Retreat is located at 38°58′35″N 85°06′08″W / 38.97639°N 85.10222°W / 38.97639; -85.10222.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Farmers Retreat, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ "Dearborn County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014.