Folsomville, Indiana

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Folsomville, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Folsomville is located in Indiana
Folsomville
Folsomville
Folsomville is located in the US
Folsomville
Folsomville
Coordinates: 38°07′45″N 87°09′51″W / 38.12917°N 87.16417°W / 38.12917; -87.16417Coordinates: 38°07′45″N 87°09′51″W / 38.12917°N 87.16417°W / 38.12917; -87.16417
Country United States
State Indiana
County Warrick
Township Owen
Elevation[1] 459 ft (140 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47637
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18-23836[2]
GNIS feature ID 434629

Folsomville is an unincorporated community in Owen Township, Warrick County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Folsomville was laid out in 1859 by Benjamin Folsom, and named for him.[4] A post office has been in operation at Folsomville since 1863.[5] Folsomville used to have the nickname "Lick Skillet."[6]

Geography[edit]

Folsomville is located at 38°07′45″N 87°09′51″W / 38.12917°N 87.16417°W / 38.12917; -87.16417.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Folsomville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ Fortune, William (1881). Warrick and Its Prominent People: A History of Warrick County, Indiana from the Time of Its Organization and Settlement. Courier Company. p. 37. 
  5. ^ "Warrick County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved January 2, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Folsomville". www.marshaswarrickweb.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01.