Keller, Indiana

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Keller
Unincorporated community
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Keller is located in Vigo County, Indiana
Keller
Keller
location in Vigo County, Indiana
Coordinates: 39°21′37″N 87°19′27″W / 39.36028°N 87.32417°W / 39.36028; -87.32417Coordinates: 39°21′37″N 87°19′27″W / 39.36028°N 87.32417°W / 39.36028; -87.32417
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vigo County
Township Riley Township
Elevation[1] 174 m (571 ft)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47802
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 437204

Keller is an unincorporated community in Riley Township, Vigo County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] It is part of the Terre Haute metropolitan area. Part of the old general store is still standing, but all other businesses have been torn down. Keller is exclusively a residential community today.

History[edit]

Keller was known as Ferrell until 1903.[3] A post office was established under this name in 1903, was renamed to Keller that same year, and was discontinued in 1913.[4]

Geography[edit]

Keller is located at 39°21′37″N 87°19′27″W / 39.36028°N 87.32417°W / 39.36028; -87.32417 at an elevation of 571 feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-14. 
  2. ^ "Keller, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  3. ^ "USGS detail on Keller - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2016-07-14. 
  4. ^ "Vigo County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 14, 2016.