Hibbard, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Hibbard is located in Indiana
Hibbard is located in the US
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.


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]


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


  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.