Jerome, Indiana

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Jerome, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Jerome is located in Indiana
Jerome
Jerome
Jerome is located in the US
Jerome
Jerome
Coordinates: 40°27′19″N 85°55′51″W / 40.45528°N 85.93083°W / 40.45528; -85.93083Coordinates: 40°27′19″N 85°55′51″W / 40.45528°N 85.93083°W / 40.45528; -85.93083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Howard
Township Union
Elevation 860 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46936
FIPS code 18-38484[1]
GNIS feature ID 436996[2]

Jerome is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Howard County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Kokomo, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Jerome is named after the son of its first settler, Hampton Brown. Jerome Brown later served as a county commissioner.[3] Jerome was once incorporated as a town, in 1877.[4]

Geography[edit]

Jerome is located at 40°27′19″N 85°55′51″W / 40.45528°N 85.93083°W / 40.45528; -85.93083.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Jerome, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "A Look Back as We Move Forward". The Kokomo Tribune. March 28, 1999. p. 58. Retrieved August 16, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Time Line of Howard County, 1844-". Kokomo-Howard County Public Library. Archived from the original on 12 November 2013. Retrieved 2 June 2014.