Keystone, Indiana

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Keystone
Unincorporated community
Wells County's location in Indiana
Wells County's location in Indiana
Keystone is located in Wells County, Indiana
Keystone
Keystone
Location of Keystone in Wells County
Coordinates: 40°35′44″N 85°15′34″W / 40.59556°N 85.25944°W / 40.59556; -85.25944Coordinates: 40°35′44″N 85°15′34″W / 40.59556°N 85.25944°W / 40.59556; -85.25944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wells
Township Chester
Elevation[1] 860 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46759
FIPS code 18-39654[2]
GNIS feature ID 437280

Keystone is an unincorporated community in Chester Township, Wells County, Indiana, United States.[3]

History[edit]

A large share of the early settlers being natives of Pennsylvania caused the name of Keystone to be selected, after the Keystone State.[4][5]

A post office was established at Keystone in 1871, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1957.[6]

Geography[edit]

Keystone is located at 40°35′44″N 85°15′34″W / 40.59556°N 85.25944°W / 40.59556; -85.25944.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Keystone, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 174. 
  5. ^ "Profile for Keystone, IN". ePodunk. Retrieved July 13, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Wells County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 6, 2016.