Horace, Indiana

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Horace
Unincorporated community
Horace is located in Indiana
Horace
Horace
Horace is located in the US
Horace
Horace
Coordinates: 39°15′45″N 85°33′51″W / 39.26250°N 85.56417°W / 39.26250; -85.56417Coordinates: 39°15′45″N 85°33′51″W / 39.26250°N 85.56417°W / 39.26250; -85.56417
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur
Township Clay
Elevation 876 ft (267 m)
ZIP code 47240
FIPS code 18-34780[1]
GNIS feature ID 436474[2]

Horace is an unincorporated community in Clay Township, Decatur County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Horace was originally called Wyncoop, and under the latter name was platted in 1881 by James Wyncoop.[3]

A post office was established at Horace in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1929.[4]

Geography[edit]

Horace is located at 39°15′45″N 85°33′51″W / 39.26250°N 85.56417°W / 39.26250; -85.56417.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Horace, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 119. 
  4. ^ "Decatur County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 August 2014.