Giro, Indiana

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Buena Vista
(Giro)
Unincorporated community
Buena Vista  (Giro) is located in Indiana
Buena Vista  (Giro)
Buena Vista
(Giro)
Buena Vista  (Giro) is located in the US
Buena Vista  (Giro)
Buena Vista
(Giro)
Coordinates: 38°30′40″N 87°28′15″W / 38.51111°N 87.47083°W / 38.51111; -87.47083Coordinates: 38°30′40″N 87°28′15″W / 38.51111°N 87.47083°W / 38.51111; -87.47083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Gibson
Township Washington
Elevation 446 ft (136 m)
ZIP code 47640
FIPS code 18-27810[1]
GNIS feature ID 435091[2]

Giro is an unincorporated community located at the northernmost point of Gibson County in Washington Township, Gibson County, Indiana. The town is also known as Buena Vista.

History[edit]

It was platted in 1848 as Buena Vista.[3] The Giro post office was discontinued in 1907.[4]

Geography[edit]

Giro is located at 38°30′40″N 87°28′15″W / 38.51111°N 87.47083°W / 38.51111; -87.47083.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Giro, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Stormont, Gil R. (1914). History of Gibson County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 381. 
  4. ^ "Gibson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 11 September 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014.