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|Elevation||902 ft (275 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||434469|
A post office was established at Fiat in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1926. The political issue of United States Notes (fiat money) likely caused the community's name to be selected.
In popular culture
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Fiat, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 23 October 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 132. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...greenbackers who advocated paper money backed only by the U.S. government.
- Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Jay County Interim Report. Indianapolis: Indiana Department of Natural Resources, 1985-07. 9.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
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