Lake Cicott, Indiana

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Lake Cicott
Cass County's location in Indiana
Cass County's location in Indiana
Lake Cicott is located in Cass County, Indiana
Lake Cicott
Lake Cicott
Location in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°45′51″N 86°31′27″W / 40.76417°N 86.52417°W / 40.76417; -86.52417Coordinates: 40°45′51″N 86°31′27″W / 40.76417°N 86.52417°W / 40.76417; -86.52417
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyCass
TownshipJefferson
Elevation
705 ft (215 m)
ZIP code
46947
GNIS feature ID437524[1]

Lake Cicott is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Cass County, Indiana. The community is named after the lake in which it sits beside.

It has a permanent population of 26 people.

History[edit]

Lake Cicott was laid out in 1868.[2] The namesake of Lake Cicott is George Cicott, a pioneer.[3] The first post office in Lake Cicott was established in 1873.[4]

Geography[edit]

The town of Lake Cicott is located at 40°45′51″N 86°31′27″W / 40.76417°N 86.52417°W / 40.76417; -86.52417 at the eastern end of Lake Cicott. Lake Cicott is the only lake in Cass County and is the southern most glacial lake in Indiana.[5] The lake is approximately a half mile long and a quarter mile wide and is no more than 50 feet (15 m) in depth. There are no streams feeding into it.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lake Cicott, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  2. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. pp. 631.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 190. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...which was named for George Cicott, a fur trader whose reserve was located here.
  4. ^ "Cass County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 August 2014.
  5. ^ "About Us -".
  6. ^ Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. Biological Society of Washington. 1909.

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