Hudnut, Indiana

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Hudnut, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Parke County's location in Indiana
Parke County's location in Indiana
Hudnut is located in Parke County, Indiana
Hudnut
Hudnut
Location in Parke County
Coordinates: 39°39′34″N 87°22′37″W / 39.65944°N 87.37694°W / 39.65944; -87.37694Coordinates: 39°39′34″N 87°22′37″W / 39.65944°N 87.37694°W / 39.65944; -87.37694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Parke
Township Florida
Elevation[1] 495 ft (151 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47874
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 436569

Hudnut, also known as Clinton Locks, is an unincorporated community in western Florida Township, Parke County, in the U.S. state of Indiana, just east of Clinton.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Hudnut was established in 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1893.[3] The community derives its name from the firm of Hudnut and Company, which owned property on the Wabash and Erie Canal.[4]

Geography[edit]

Hudnut is located at 39°39′34″N 87°22′37″W / 39.65944°N 87.37694°W / 39.65944; -87.37694 at an elevation of 495 feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-04-16. 
  2. ^ "Hudnut, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 22, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Parke County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 205. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Hudnut and Company from Terre Haute bought a warehouse nearby...