Honduras, Indiana

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Honduras
Unincorporated community
Adams County's location in Indiana
Adams County's location in Indiana
Honduras is located in Adams County, Indiana
Honduras
Honduras
Location in Adams County
Coordinates: 40°45′29″N 85°01′59″W / 40.75806°N 85.03306°W / 40.75806; -85.03306Coordinates: 40°45′29″N 85°01′59″W / 40.75806°N 85.03306°W / 40.75806; -85.03306
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Adams County
Township Kirkland Township
Elevation 256 m (840 ft)
ZIP code 46733
GNIS feature ID 0436378[1]

Honduras is an unincorporated community in Kirkland Township, Adams County, Indiana, United States. All that remains today is a church and its activity center.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Honduras in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[2] The community was likely named after Honduras, in Latin America.[3]

Geography[edit]

Honduras is located at 40°45′29″N 85°01′59″W / 40.75806°N 85.03306°W / 40.75806; -85.03306 at an elevation of 840 feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Honduras". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-12-03. 
  2. ^ "Adams County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  3. ^ 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. "...apparently named for the Central American republic...