Hindustan, Indiana

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Hindustan, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Hindustan Christian Church
Hindustan Christian Church
Hindustan is located in Indiana
Hindustan
Hindustan
Hindustan is located in the US
Hindustan
Hindustan
Coordinates: 39°18′29″N 86°29′00″W / 39.30806°N 86.48333°W / 39.30806; -86.48333Coordinates: 39°18′29″N 86°29′00″W / 39.30806°N 86.48333°W / 39.30806; -86.48333
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Washington
Elevation[1] 853 ft (260 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47408
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18-34042[2]
GNIS feature ID 436233

Hindustan is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Monroe County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Hindustan was platted in 1853.[4][5] The community took its name after Hindustan.[6]

Photo from Small Town Indiana photo survey.

Geography[edit]

Hindustan is located at 39°18′29″N 86°29′00″W / 39.30806°N 86.48333°W / 39.30806; -86.48333 at an altitude of 271 metres (892 feet)[7] along Old State Road 37 between Chambers Pike and Farr Road. It is within the Morgan Monroe State Forest.

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. ^ "Hindustan, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 436. 
  5. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 531. 
  6. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 165. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for India, or a region of it. 
  7. ^ Location of Hindustan - Falling Rain Genomics