Hitchcock, Indiana

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Hitchcock, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Washington County's location in Indiana
Washington County's location in Indiana
Hitchcock is located in Washington County, Indiana
Hitchcock
Hitchcock
Location of Hitchcock in Washington County
Coordinates: 38°38′18″N 86°10′10″W / 38.63833°N 86.16944°W / 38.63833; -86.16944Coordinates: 38°38′18″N 86°10′10″W / 38.63833°N 86.16944°W / 38.63833; -86.16944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Washington
Township Washington
Elevation[1] 856 ft (261 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47167
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 452924

Hitchcock is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Washington County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Hitchcock was named for the local Hitchcock family, including William Hitchcock, who established the first store in the community.[3]

A post office was established at Hitchcock in 1858, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900.[4]

Geography[edit]

Hitchcock is located at 38°38′18″N 86°10′10″W / 38.63833°N 86.16944°W / 38.63833; -86.16944.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-06-21. 
  2. ^ "Hitchcock, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 26, 2017. 
  3. ^ History of Lawrence, Orange, and Washington Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Higginson Book Company. 1884. p. 792. 
  4. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 8, 2016.