Houston, Indiana

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Houston
Unincorporated community
Houston is located in Indiana
Houston
Houston
Houston is located in the US
Houston
Houston
Coordinates: 39°00′59″N 86°11′27″W / 39.01639°N 86.19083°W / 39.01639; -86.19083Coordinates: 39°00′59″N 86°11′27″W / 39.01639°N 86.19083°W / 39.01639; -86.19083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jackson
Township Salt Creek
Elevation 594 ft (181 m)
ZIP code 47264
FIPS code 18-34870[1]
GNIS feature ID 451069[2]

Houston is an unincorporated community in Salt Creek Township, Jackson County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Houston in 1850, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1911.[3] Houston was laid out in 1853, and named for Leonard Houston, a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Houston is located at 39°00′59″N 86°11′27″W / 39.01639°N 86.19083°W / 39.01639; -86.19083.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Houston, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Jackson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  4. ^ History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Unigraphic. 1886. p. 443.