Geetingsville, Indiana

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Geetingsville
Unincorporated community
Geetingsville is located in Clinton County, Indiana
Geetingsville
Geetingsville
Coordinates: 40°24′59″N 86°28′07″W / 40.41639°N 86.46861°W / 40.41639; -86.46861Coordinates: 40°24′59″N 86°28′07″W / 40.41639°N 86.46861°W / 40.41639; -86.46861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Owen
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
ZIP code 46041
FIPS code 18-27180[1]
GNIS feature ID 435475[2]

Geetingsville is an unincorporated community on the border of Owen and Warren townships in Clinton County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Never officially platted, the village of Geetingsville was a small social and business center with a general store, a blacksmith shop and a physician (Dr. M. V. Young). In the 1880s the Presbyterians erected a brick church in Geetingsville.[3]

Geetingsville had a post office between 1856 and 1905.[4] Henry W. Geeting served as postmaster.[5]

Geography[edit]

Geetingsville is located at 40°24′59″N 86°28′07″W / 40.41639°N 86.46861°W / 40.41639; -86.46861 on the border of Owen and Warren townships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Geetingsville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Claybaugh, Joseph (1913). "Warren Township". History of Clinton County, Indiana. Indianapolis: A. W. Bowen & Company. 
  4. ^ "Clinton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 143. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Henry W. Geeting was the first postmaster.