Hendricksville, Indiana

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Hendricksville, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Former post office and general store
Former post office and general store
Hendricksville is located in Indiana
Hendricksville
Hendricksville
Hendricksville is located in the US
Hendricksville
Hendricksville
Coordinates: 39°08′10″N 86°42′14″W / 39.13611°N 86.70389°W / 39.13611; -86.70389Coordinates: 39°08′10″N 86°42′14″W / 39.13611°N 86.70389°W / 39.13611; -86.70389
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyGreene
TownshipBeech Creek
Elevation633 ft (193 m)
ZIP code47459
FIPS code18-33088[1]
GNIS feature ID436024[2]

Hendricksville is an unincorporated community in Beech Creek Township, Greene County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Hendricksville was likely named for Philip Hendricks, a pioneer.[3] A post office was established at Hendricksville in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1921.[4]

Photo from Small Town Indiana photo survey.

Geography[edit]

Hendricksville is located at 39°08′10″N 86°42′14″W / 39.13611°N 86.70389°W / 39.13611; -86.70389.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Hendricksville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  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. Philip Hendricks was an early settler.
  4. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 September 2014.