Gilead, Indiana

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Gilead
Unincorporated community
Gilead, Indiana.jpg
Gilead is located in Indiana
Gilead
Gilead
Gilead is located in the US
Gilead
Gilead
Coordinates: 40°58′13″N 86°01′07″W / 40.97028°N 86.01861°W / 40.97028; -86.01861Coordinates: 40°58′13″N 86°01′07″W / 40.97028°N 86.01861°W / 40.97028; -86.01861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Perry
Elevation 843 ft (257 m)
ZIP code 46951
FIPS code 18-27648[1]
GNIS feature ID 435069[2]

Gilead is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Miami County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Gilead was platted about 1840 by Adam E. Rhodes who had settled there in 1835.[3][4] Gilead was platted in 1844 [5] by Adam E Rhodes who settled at the site now known as Gilead in 1835. [5] [6]

Geography[edit]

Gilead is located at 40°58′13″N 86°01′07″W / 40.97028°N 86.01861°W / 40.97028; -86.01861.

Economy[edit]

Gilead supports four stores: The Gilead General Store, Squirrel Creek Bulk Foods, Rabers Kountry Store LLC and Interurban Collectibles. (TP)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Gilead, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 723. 
  4. ^ Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 190. 

5.. Maps of Miami County-Miami County Court House-(Date of Map 1844)-(September 2014) (TP)

6.. Kingman Brothers (1877) Atlas of Miami County, Indiana-(1877)-Microfilm G & M 2623 (TP)