Germantown, Decatur County, Indiana

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Germantown
Germantown is located in Indiana
Germantown
Germantown
Germantown is located in the United States
Germantown
Germantown
Coordinates: 39°24′55″N 85°37′35″W / 39.41528°N 85.62639°W / 39.41528; -85.62639Coordinates: 39°24′55″N 85°37′35″W / 39.41528°N 85.62639°W / 39.41528; -85.62639
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDecatur
TownshipAdams
Elevation
846 ft (258 m)
ZIP code
47272
FIPS code18-27504[1]
GNIS feature ID447643[2]

Germantown is an unincorporated community in Adams Township, Decatur County, Indiana.

A large share of the early settlers being natives of Germany likely caused the name to be selected.[3]

Geography[edit]

Germantown is located at 39°24′55″N 85°37′35″W / 39.41528°N 85.62639°W / 39.41528; -85.62639.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Germantown, Decatur County, 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. 144. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...usually indicates a German settlement...