|Elevation||725 ft (221 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||434871|
Friendswood was a station and shipping point on the railroad. A post office was established at Friendswood in 1868, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1909. One source speculates the name may indicate the presence of Friends, or Quakers.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Friendswood, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 616.
- "Hendricks County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...perhaps suggesting a Quaker influence...
|This Hendricks County, Indiana location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|