Fulda, Indiana

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Fulda, Indiana
Unincorporated community
St. Boniface's Catholic Church
St. Boniface's Catholic Church
Fulda is located in Indiana
Fulda
Fulda
Fulda is located in the US
Fulda
Fulda
Coordinates: 38°06′41″N 86°50′10″W / 38.11139°N 86.83611°W / 38.11139; -86.83611Coordinates: 38°06′41″N 86°50′10″W / 38.11139°N 86.83611°W / 38.11139; -86.83611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Spencer
Township Harrison
Elevation[1] 486 ft (148 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47531
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18-26116[2]
GNIS feature ID 434887

Fulda is an unincorporated community in Harrison Township, Spencer County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3] The Spencer County Memorial Forest features a World War II veterans memorial. There is a shooting match the first weekend of October.

History[edit]

Fulda was laid out in the 1840s.[4] The community was originally built up chiefly by Germans, who named it after Fulda, in Germany.[5] A post office was established at Fulda in 1850, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1995.[6]

St. Boniface Catholic Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[7]

Geography[edit]

Fulda is located at 38°06′41″N 86°50′10″W / 38.11139°N 86.83611°W / 38.11139; -86.83611.

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. ^ "Fulda, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ History of Warrick, Spencer, and Perry Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1885. p. 372. 
  5. ^ 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. ..for their hometown, the German city of the same name. 
  6. ^ "Spencer County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved January 6, 2017. 
  7. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.