Henderson, Indiana

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Henderson, Indiana
Henderson is located in Indiana
Henderson
Henderson
Henderson is located in the United States
Henderson
Henderson
Coordinates: 39°40′10″N 85°31′13″W / 39.66944°N 85.52028°W / 39.66944; -85.52028Coordinates: 39°40′10″N 85°31′13″W / 39.66944°N 85.52028°W / 39.66944; -85.52028
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyRush
TownshipJackson
Elevation948 ft (289 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46173
Area code765
GNIS feature ID436004

Henderson is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Rush County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Henderson was founded in 1890 by Ida M. Henderson.[3]

A post office was established at Henderson in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[4]

Geography[edit]

Henderson is located at 39°40′10″N 85°31′13″W / 39.66944°N 85.52028°W / 39.66944; -85.52028.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-17.
  2. ^ "Henderson, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 162. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for Ida M. Henderson, who laid it out on August 1, 1890.
  4. ^ "Rush County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 December 2015.