Hobbieville, Indiana

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Hobbieville, Indiana
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Hobbieville is located in Indiana
Hobbieville
Hobbieville
Hobbieville is located in the US
Hobbieville
Hobbieville
Coordinates: 38°59′57″N 86°42′23″W / 38.99917°N 86.70639°W / 38.99917; -86.70639Coordinates: 38°59′57″N 86°42′23″W / 38.99917°N 86.70639°W / 38.99917; -86.70639
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyGreene
TownshipCenter
Elevation
784 ft (239 m)
ZIP code
47462
FIPS code18-34150[1]
GNIS feature ID451047[2]

Hobbieville is an unincorporated community in Center Township, Greene County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Hobbieville was originally called Jonesboro, and under the latter name was founded in 1837.[3] A post office was established as Hobbieville in 1840, and it remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1935.[4]

Geography[edit]

Hobbieville is located at 38°59′57″N 86°42′23″W / 38.99917°N 86.70639°W / 38.99917; -86.70639.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Hobbieville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ 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. Settled in 1816 and laid out on September 29, 1837, this village first was called Jonesboro.
  4. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 September 2014.