Granville, Delaware County, Indiana

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Granville
Unincorporated community
A historical marker in the center of the community
A historical marker in the center of the community
Granville is located in Indiana
Granville
Granville
Granville is located in the US
Granville
Granville
Coordinates: 40°19′02″N 85°19′07″W / 40.31722°N 85.31861°W / 40.31722; -85.31861Coordinates: 40°19′02″N 85°19′07″W / 40.31722°N 85.31861°W / 40.31722; -85.31861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Delaware
Township Niles
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
ZIP code 47338
FIPS code 18-28926[1]
GNIS feature ID 435332[2]

Granville is an unincorporated community in Niles Township, Delaware County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Granville was founded in 1836.[3] It was named for Granville Hastings, who held several area business interests.[4]

Geography[edit]

Granville is located at 40°19′02″N 85°19′07″W / 40.31722°N 85.31861°W / 40.31722; -85.31861.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Granville, Delaware County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Kemper, William Harrison (1908). A Twentieth Century History of Delaware County, Indiana, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 100. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 149. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for Granville Hastings, who established two mills and a store here.