India, Texas

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India is an unincorporated community in Ellis County, Texas, United States. An old variant name was Morgan.[1]

History[edit]

The first settlement at India, originally called Morgan, was made in 1853.[2] A post office was established under the name India in 1892, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: India, Texas
  2. ^ Tarpley, Fred (5 July 2010). 1001 Texas Place Names. University of Texas Press. p. 108. ISBN 978-0-292-78693-6.
  3. ^ "Ellis County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
  4. ^ "India, TX". Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 16 March 2015.

Coordinates: 32°31′30″N 96°36′58″W / 32.52500°N 96.61611°W / 32.52500; -96.61611