Lewisburg, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Cass County's location in Indiana
Cass County's location in Indiana
Lewisburg is located in Cass County, Indiana
Location in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°44′48″N 86°13′03″W / 40.74667°N 86.21750°W / 40.74667; -86.21750Coordinates: 40°44′48″N 86°13′03″W / 40.74667°N 86.21750°W / 40.74667; -86.21750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Township Miami
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
ZIP code 46970
FIPS code 18-43038[1]
GNIS feature ID 437807[2]

Lewisburg is an unincorporated community in Miami Township, Cass County, Indiana.


Lewisburg had its start in the year 1835 by the building of the Wabash and Erie Canal through that territory. It was named for its founder, Lewis Bowyer[3] (or Boyer).[4]

A post office was established at Lewisburg in 1835, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1868.[5]


Lewisburg is located at 40°44′48″N 86°13′03″W / 40.74667°N 86.21750°W / 40.74667; -86.21750.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Lewisburg, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 651. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 196. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...by Lewis Boyer, for whom it was named. 
  5. ^ "Cass County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 August 2014.