Hamilton, St. Joseph County, Indiana

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Hamilton
Unincorporated community
Hamilton is located in Indiana
Hamilton
Hamilton
Hamilton is located in the US
Hamilton
Hamilton
Coordinates: 41°43′56″N 86°28′41″W / 41.73222°N 86.47806°W / 41.73222; -86.47806Coordinates: 41°43′56″N 86°28′41″W / 41.73222°N 86.47806°W / 41.73222; -86.47806
Country United States
State Indiana
County St. Joseph
Township Olive
Elevation[1] 758 ft (231 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46552
Area code(s) 574
GNIS feature ID 452615

Hamilton is an unincorporated community in Olive Township, St. Joseph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Hamilton was originally called Terre Coupee, and under the latter name was platted in 1837.[3] The name of Hamilton comes from Hamilton's Tavern the community once contained.[3] A post office opened under the name Terre Coupee in 1831, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1893.[4]

Geography[edit]

Hamilton is located at 41°43′56″N 86°28′41″W / 41.73222°N 86.47806°W / 41.73222; -86.47806.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-06. 
  2. ^ "Hamilton, St. Joseph County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-11-06. 
  3. ^ a b Howard, Timothy Edward (1907). A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana. Lewis publishing Company. p. 309. 
  4. ^ "Saint Joseph County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 December 2015.