Fishersburg, Indiana

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Fishersburg
Fishersburg is located in Indiana
Fishersburg
Fishersburg
Fishersburg is located in the United States
Fishersburg
Fishersburg
Coordinates: 40°04′19″N 85°51′34″W / 40.07194°N 85.85944°W / 40.07194; -85.85944Coordinates: 40°04′19″N 85°51′34″W / 40.07194°N 85.85944°W / 40.07194; -85.85944
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyMadison
TownshipStony Creek
Elevation
846 ft (258 m)
ZIP code
46051
GNIS feature ID449656[1]

Fishersburg is an unincorporated community in Stony Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Fishersburg was laid out in 1837.[2] Charles Fisher started the first store.[3]

A post office was established in Fishersburg in 1837 and was closed in 1904.[4]

Geography[edit]

Fishersburg is located at 40°04′19″N 85°51′34″W / 40.07194°N 85.85944°W / 40.07194; -85.85944, just west of the larger town of Lapel at the intersection of Indiana State Roads 32 and 13. It lies on the border with Hamilton County.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fishersburg, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  2. ^ John La Rue Forkner (1914). History of Madison County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 135.
  3. ^ Forkner, John La Rue; Dyson, Byron H. (1897). Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. Wilson, Humprheys & Co. p. 955.
  4. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2015.