Jerome, Indiana

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Jerome, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Jerome is located in Indiana
Jerome is located in the US
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.


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]


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


  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  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.