Fayette, Indiana

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Fayette, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Along State Road 267
Boone County's location in Indiana
Boone County's location in Indiana
Fayette, Indiana is located in Boone County, Indiana
Fayette, Indiana
Fayette, Indiana
Location in Boone County
Coordinates: 39°55′52″N 86°23′50″W / 39.93111°N 86.39722°W / 39.93111; -86.39722Coordinates: 39°55′52″N 86°23′50″W / 39.93111°N 86.39722°W / 39.93111; -86.39722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Boone
Township Perry
Elevation 932 ft (284 m)
ZIP code 46112
FIPS code 18-22846[1]
GNIS feature ID 434422[2]

Fayette is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Boone County, Indiana, United States.

History[edit]

It was likely named for Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette.[3]

Geography[edit]

Fayette is located at 39°55′52″N 86°23′50″W / 39.93111°N 86.39722°W / 39.93111; -86.39722.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Fayette, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 131. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Apparently the name is for the Marquis de Lafayette.