Foresman, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Foresman is located in Indiana
Foresman is located in the US
Coordinates: 40°51′58″N 87°17′42″W / 40.86611°N 87.29500°W / 40.86611; -87.29500Coordinates: 40°51′58″N 87°17′42″W / 40.86611°N 87.29500°W / 40.86611; -87.29500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Newton
Township Iroquois
Elevation[1] 653 ft (199 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47922
Area code(s) 219
FIPS code 18-23890[2]
GNIS feature ID 434645

Foresman is an unincorporated community in Iroquois Township, Newton County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]


Foresman was laid out as a town in 1882 by John B. Foresman, and named for him.[4] A post office was established at Foresman in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1934.[5]


Foresman is located at 40°51′58″N 87°17′42″W / 40.86611°N 87.29500°W / 40.86611; -87.29500.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-06. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Foresman, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ Ade, John (1911). Newton County: A Collection of Historical Facts and Personal Recollections Concerning Newton County, Indiana, from 1853 to 1911. Bobbs-Merrill. p. 194. 
  5. ^ "Newton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 September 2015.