Georgia, Indiana

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Georgia
Unincorporated community
Georgia is located in Indiana
Georgia
Georgia
Georgia is located in the US
Georgia
Georgia
Coordinates: 38°42′36″N 86°34′20″W / 38.71000°N 86.57222°W / 38.71000; -86.57222Coordinates: 38°42′36″N 86°34′20″W / 38.71000°N 86.57222°W / 38.71000; -86.57222
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Spice Valley
Elevation 656 ft (200 m)
ZIP code 47446
FIPS code 18-27396[1]
GNIS feature ID 450950[2]

Georgia is an unincorporated community in Spice Valley Township, Lawrence County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Georgia was platted in 1853.[3] The community was named after the state of Georgia.[4] A post office was established at Georgia in 1857, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1917.[5]

Geography[edit]

Georgia is located at 38°42′36″N 86°34′20″W / 38.71000°N 86.57222°W / 38.71000; -86.57222.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Georgia, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 205. 
  4. ^ "Towns named after states". Reading Eagle. Jul 2, 1897. p. 3. Retrieved 14 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Lawrence County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2014.