Furnace, Indiana

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Furnace, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Furnace is located in Indiana
Furnace
Furnace
Furnace is located in the US
Furnace
Furnace
Coordinates: 39°00′51″N 86°54′47″W / 39.01417°N 86.91306°W / 39.01417; -86.91306Coordinates: 39°00′51″N 86°54′47″W / 39.01417°N 86.91306°W / 39.01417; -86.91306
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Township Richland
Elevation 561 ft (171 m)
ZIP code 47424
FIPS code 18-26160[1]
GNIS feature ID 434906[2]

Furnace is an unincorporated community in Richland Township, Greene County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Furnace was named for the presence of an iron furnace.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Furnace, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ 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 an iron furnace that was located near Richland Creek...