|Elevation||715 ft (218 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||812, 930|
|GNIS feature ID||450948|
A post office was established at Gatchel in 1895, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1944. Roy Gatchell is said to have served as an early postmaster, according to local history.
Gatchel is located at.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-04-14.
- "Gatchel, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-04-14.
- "Perry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 142. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...Roy Gatchell, who ran the post office in his house, but post office records do not list any postmaster with that name.
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