Greene, Indiana

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Greene
Unincorporated community
Greene is located in Indiana
Greene
Greene
Greene is located in the US
Greene
Greene
Coordinates: 40°24′30″N 85°06′00″W / 40.40833°N 85.10000°W / 40.40833; -85.10000Coordinates: 40°24′30″N 85°06′00″W / 40.40833°N 85.10000°W / 40.40833; -85.10000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Township Greene
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
FIPS code 18-29455[1]
GNIS feature ID 435433[2]

Greene is an unincorporated community in Greene Township, Jay County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Greene in 1862, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900.[3] The community was named from Greene Township.[4]

Geography[edit]

Greene is located at 40°24′30″N 85°06′00″W / 40.40833°N 85.10000°W / 40.40833; -85.10000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Greene, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 150. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for the township in which it is located.