Hyndsdale, Indiana

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Hyndsdale, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Hyndsdale is located in Indiana
Hyndsdale
Hyndsdale
Hyndsdale is located in the US
Hyndsdale
Hyndsdale
Coordinates: 39°24′57″N 86°29′05″W / 39.41583°N 86.48472°W / 39.41583; -86.48472Coordinates: 39°24′57″N 86°29′05″W / 39.41583°N 86.48472°W / 39.41583; -86.48472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Morgan
Township Jefferson
Elevation[1] 604 ft (184 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46151
FIPS code 18-35505[2]
GNIS feature ID 436675

Hyndsdale is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Morgan County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Hyndsdale had its start by the building of the railroad through that territory.[4] The community was named after a local family of settlers.[5]

A post office was established at Hyndsdale in 1869, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[6]

Geography[edit]

Hyndsdale is located at 39°24′57″N 86°29′05″W / 39.41583°N 86.48472°W / 39.41583; -86.48472.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Hyndsdale, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 149. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 174. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village, named for a local family... 
  6. ^ "Morgan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved May 26, 2017.