Fruitdale, Indiana

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Fruitdale
Unincorporated community
Brown County's location in Indiana
Brown County's location in Indiana
Fruitdale is located in Brown County, Indiana
Fruitdale
Fruitdale
Location in Brown County
Coordinates: 39°19′19″N 86°15′28″W / 39.32194°N 86.25778°W / 39.32194; -86.25778Coordinates: 39°19′19″N 86°15′28″W / 39.32194°N 86.25778°W / 39.32194; -86.25778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Brown
Township Jackson
Elevation 846 ft (258 m)
ZIP code 46160
FIPS code 18-26080[1]
GNIS feature ID 434882[2]

Fruitdale is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Brown County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Fruitdale had a post office between 1909 and 1937.[3] Fruitdale was likely named from fruit orchards nearby.[4]

Geography[edit]

Fruitdale is located at 39°19′19″N 86°15′28″W / 39.32194°N 86.25778°W / 39.32194; -86.25778.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Fruitdale, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Brown County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  4. ^ 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. ...it is generally believed that it comes from the location of the village, in the fruit belt.