|Elevation||906 ft (276 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||436372|
Homer (also Goddard or Slabtown) is an unincorporated community in central Walker Township, Rush County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. Although Homer is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 46146.
Homer was originally called Slabtown, and under the latter name had its start around 1850 when a sawmill was established at that point.
A post office was established under the name Goddard in 1840 and was discontinued in 1852. Another post office with the name Homer ran from 1854 to 2000.
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- "Homer, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
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- DeLorme. Indiana Atlas & Gazetteer, 3rd ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 46. ISBN 0-89933-319-2.
- Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-02-14. Accessed 2008-06-01.
- 'Illinois Blue Book 1967-1968,' Biographical Sketch of Marjorie Pebworth, pg. 203
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