Hastings, Indiana

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Hastings, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Hastings is located in Indiana
Hastings
Hastings
Hastings is located in the US
Hastings
Hastings
Coordinates: 41°23′01″N 85°55′46″W / 41.38361°N 85.92944°W / 41.38361; -85.92944Coordinates: 41°23′01″N 85°55′46″W / 41.38361°N 85.92944°W / 41.38361; -85.92944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Kosciusko
Township Jefferson
Elevation[1] 837 ft (255 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46542
FIPS code 18-32476[2]
GNIS feature ID 435865
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Hastings is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Kosciusko County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[4]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Hastings in 1891, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[5] The name of the community likely honors a family of settlers.[6]

Geography[edit]

Hastings is located at 41°23′01″N 85°55′46″W / 41.38361°N 85.92944°W / 41.38361; -85.92944.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Hastings, IN Community Profile
  4. ^ "Hastings, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  5. ^ "Kosciusko County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  6. ^ 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. ...probably was named for a local family.