Fishersburg, Indiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Unincorporated community
Fishersburg is located in Indiana
Fishersburg is located in the US
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
Country United States
State Indiana
County Madison
Township Stony Creek
Elevation 846 ft (258 m)
ZIP code 46051
GNIS feature ID 449656[1]

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


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]


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.


  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.