Fletcher, Indiana

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Fletcher, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Fletcher is located in Indiana
Fletcher
Fletcher
Fletcher is located in the US
Fletcher
Fletcher
Coordinates: 40°54′43″N 86°19′58″W / 40.91194°N 86.33278°W / 40.91194; -86.33278Coordinates: 40°54′43″N 86°19′58″W / 40.91194°N 86.33278°W / 40.91194; -86.33278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fulton
Township Wayne
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
ZIP code 46939
FIPS code 18-23629[1]
GNIS feature ID 434594[2]

Fletcher or Fletcher Lake is an unincorporated community in Wayne Township, Fulton County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Fletcher in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[3] The name of the community honors John Fletcher, a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Fletcher is located at 40°54′43″N 86°19′58″W / 40.91194°N 86.33278°W / 40.91194; -86.33278, next to Fletcher Lake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Fletcher, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Fulton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Places to see, things to do in Fulton Co.". The Rochester Sentinel. Archived from the original on November 27, 2013. Retrieved 10 September 2014.