Hibbard, Indiana

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Hibbard
Unincorporated community
Hibbard is located in Indiana
Hibbard
Hibbard
Hibbard is located in the US
Hibbard
Hibbard
Coordinates: 41°15′12″N 86°23′13″W / 41.25333°N 86.38694°W / 41.25333; -86.38694Coordinates: 41°15′12″N 86°23′13″W / 41.25333°N 86.38694°W / 41.25333; -86.38694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Marshall
Township Union
Elevation 771 ft (235 m)
ZIP code 46511
FIPS code 18-33304[1]
GNIS feature ID 436083[2]

Hibbard is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Marshall County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Hibbard was originally called Dante, in honor of the Italian poet Dante Alighieri, and under that name was platted in 1883.[3][4] A post office called Hibbard was established in 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1958.[5]

Hibbard was a station on the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad.[6]

Geography[edit]

Hibbard is located at 41°15′12″N 86°23′13″W / 41.25333°N 86.38694°W / 41.25333; -86.38694.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Hibbard, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ History of Indiana: Containing a History of Indiana and Biographical Sketches of Governors and Other Leading Men. Also a Statement of the Growth and Prosperity of Marshall County, Together with a Personal and Family History of Many of Its Citizens. Brant, Fuller. 1890. p. 44. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 163. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted on November 1, 1883... 
  5. ^ "Marshall County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  6. ^ McDonald, Daniel (1908). A Twentieth Century History of Marshall County, Indiana, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 334.