Ironton, Indiana

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Ironton, Indiana
Martin County's location in Indiana
Martin County's location in Indiana
Ironton is located in Martin County, Indiana
Ironton
Ironton
Location in Martin County
Coordinates: 38°39′44″N 86°46′31″W / 38.66222°N 86.77528°W / 38.66222; -86.77528Coordinates: 38°39′44″N 86°46′31″W / 38.66222°N 86.77528°W / 38.66222; -86.77528
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyMartin
TownshipHalbert
Elevation482 ft (147 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47581
Area code(s)812, 930
FIPS code18-36504[2]
GNIS feature ID451089

Ironton is an unincorporated community in Halbert Township, Martin County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Ironton was founded in 1873, and named for the presence of ironworks.[4]

Geography[edit]

Ironton is located at 38°39′44″N 86°46′31″W / 38.66222°N 86.77528°W / 38.66222; -86.77528.

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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Ironton, 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. 177. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...laid out in 1873 by the Southern Indiana Coal and Iron Company and formerly called Irondon for the iron industry...