Hoffman Crossing, Indiana

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Hoffman Crossing
Unincorporated community
Hoffman Crossing is located in Clay County, Indiana
Hoffman Crossing
Hoffman Crossing
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°21′33″N 86°56′59″W / 39.35917°N 86.94972°W / 39.35917; -86.94972Coordinates: 39°21′33″N 86°56′59″W / 39.35917°N 86.94972°W / 39.35917; -86.94972
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Washington
Elevation 620 ft (190 m)
GNIS feature ID 436276[1]

Hoffman Crossing is an unincorporated community in eastern Washington Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

The name honors the Hoffman family, who established the grain elevator at a railroad crossing.[2]

Geography[edit]

Hoffman Crossing is located at 39°21′33″N 86°56′59″W / 39.35917°N 86.94972°W / 39.35917; -86.94972.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hoffman Crossing, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  2. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 166. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...crosses the Monon railroad, was named for the local Hoffman family, instrumental in building a loading station for grain here.