Klondyke, Indiana

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Klondyke
Unincorporated community
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Klondyke is located in Vermillion County, Indiana
Klondyke
Klondyke
Klondyke's location in Vermillion County
Coordinates: 39°40′10″N 87°26′12″W / 39.66944°N 87.43667°W / 39.66944; -87.43667Coordinates: 39°40′10″N 87°26′12″W / 39.66944°N 87.43667°W / 39.66944; -87.43667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vermillion
Township Clinton
Elevation[1] 600 ft (183 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47842
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 437381

Klondyke is an unincorporated community in Clinton Township, Vermillion County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

The town was named for the local Klondyke Mines, which were active in the early 1900s.[3]

Geography[edit]

Klondyke is located at 39°40′6″N 87°26′16″W / 39.66833°N 87.43778°W / 39.66833; -87.43778 (39.668400, -87.437790).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Klondyke, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L.; Marvin Carmony (1975). Indiana Place Names. Indiana University Press. pp. 82–83. ISBN 0-253-14167-2.