Laketon, Indiana

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Laketon, Indiana
Census-designated place
Location of Laketon in Wabash County, Indiana.
Location of Laketon in Wabash County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 40°58′27″N 85°50′09″W / 40.97417°N 85.83583°W / 40.97417; -85.83583Coordinates: 40°58′27″N 85°50′09″W / 40.97417°N 85.83583°W / 40.97417; -85.83583
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wabash
Township Pleasant
Elevation[1] 755 ft (230 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46943
FIPS code 18-41562[2]
GNIS feature ID 437557

Laketon is an unincorporated census-designated place in Pleasant Township, Wabash County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Laketon was laid out in 1836.[4] A post office was established at Laketon in 1838, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 2010.[5]

Geography[edit]

Laketon is located at 40°58′27″N 85°50′09″W / 40.97417°N 85.83583°W / 40.97417; -85.83583.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-12. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Laketon, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ Woodward, Ron. Laketon. Retrieved May 10, 2018. 
  5. ^ Brubaker, Ruth M. (1979). The History of Pleasant Township Schools 1835-1962. Retrieved May 10, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.