Washington County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||856 ft (261 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||812, 930|
|GNIS feature ID||452924|
Hitchcock was named for the local Hitchcock family, including William Hitchcock, who established the first store in the community.
A post office was established at Hitchcock in 1858, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900.
Hitchcock is located at.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-06-21.
- "Hitchcock, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
- History of Lawrence, Orange, and Washington Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Higginson Book Company. 1884. p. 792.
- "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 8, 2016.
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