Leipsic, Indiana

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Leipsic
Unincorporated community
Leipsic is located in Indiana
Leipsic
Leipsic
Coordinates: 38°40′16″N 86°22′11″W / 38.67111°N 86.36972°W / 38.67111; -86.36972Coordinates: 38°40′16″N 86°22′11″W / 38.67111°N 86.36972°W / 38.67111; -86.36972
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Orange County
Township Northeast Township
Established 1851
Elevation 218 m (715 ft)
ZIP code 47452
GNIS feature ID 0437763[1]

Leipsic is an unincorporated community in Northeast Township, Orange County, Indiana, United States.

History[edit]

The town was laid out in 1851 and was originally called Lancaster. The town was later renamed for the post office, which was apparently named after the German city of the same name.[2]

Geography[edit]

Leipsic is located at 38°40′16″N 86°22′11″W / 38.67111°N 86.36972°W / 38.67111; -86.36972 at an elevation of 715 feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leipsic". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  2. ^ Baker, Ronald L.; Marvin Carmony (1975). Indiana Place Names. Indiana University Press. p. 89. ISBN 0-253-14167-2.