Harveysburg, Indiana

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Harveysburg, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Harveysburg is located in Fountain County, Indiana
Harveysburg
Harveysburg
Harveysburg's location in Fountain County
Coordinates: 39°58′56″N 87°17′41″W / 39.98222°N 87.29472°W / 39.98222; -87.29472Coordinates: 39°58′56″N 87°17′41″W / 39.98222°N 87.29472°W / 39.98222; -87.29472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Township Millcreek
Elevation 676 ft (206 m)
ZIP code 47952
FIPS code 18-32386[1]
GNIS feature ID 435855[2]

Harveysburg is an unincorporated community in Millcreek Township, Fountain County, Indiana, United States.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Harveysburg in 1857 and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900.[3] It was named for Harlan Harvey, an early settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Harveysburg is located at 39°58′56″N 87°17′41″W / 39.98222°N 87.29472°W / 39.98222; -87.29472.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Harveysburg, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Fountain County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 160. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...Harlan Harvey, who lived here...