Ijamsville, Indiana

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Ijamsville
Unincorporated community
A snowed-over Ijamsville in December 2016.
A snowed-over Ijamsville in December 2016.
Ijamsville is located in Indiana
Ijamsville
Ijamsville
Ijamsville is located in the US
Ijamsville
Ijamsville
Coordinates: 40°57′35″N 85°49′58″W / 40.95972°N 85.83278°W / 40.95972; -85.83278Coordinates: 40°57′35″N 85°49′58″W / 40.95972°N 85.83278°W / 40.95972; -85.83278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wabash
Township Pleasant
Elevation[1] 768 ft (234 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46962
FIPS code 18-35572[2]
GNIS feature ID 436705

Ijamsville is an unincorporated community in Pleasant Township, Wabash County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Ijamsville was platted in 1872.[4] An old variant name of the community was called South Laketon.[5]

A post office was established at Ijamsville in 1874, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1923.[6]

Geography[edit]

Ijamsville is located at 40°57′35″N 85°49′58″W / 40.95972°N 85.83278°W / 40.95972; -85.83278.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-11. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Ijamsville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 175. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted on September 9, 1872... 
  5. ^ "USGS detail on Ijamsville - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2016-07-22. 
  6. ^ "Wabash County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 11, 2016.