Lewisville, Owen County, Indiana

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Lewisville, Indiana
Lewisville is located in Indiana
Lewisville
Lewisville
Lewisville is located in the United States
Lewisville
Lewisville
Coordinates: 39°28′16″N 86°37′55″W / 39.47111°N 86.63194°W / 39.47111; -86.63194Coordinates: 39°28′16″N 86°37′55″W / 39.47111°N 86.63194°W / 39.47111; -86.63194
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyOwen, Morgan
TownshipHarrison, Ashland
Elevation771 ft (235 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47456
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID437808

Lewisville is an unincorporated community in the northeast corner of Harrison Township, Owen County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] It lies near the intersection of County Road 700 East (a.k.a. Drunkards Pike) and West Lewisville Road, which is a community about twenty miles northeast of the city of Spencer, the county seat.[3] Its elevation is 771 feet (235 m), and it is located at 39°28′16″N 86°37′55″W / 39.47111°N 86.63194°W / 39.47111; -86.63194 (39.4711579 -86.6319463). This community lies on the border of Owen County and Morgan County.

History[edit]

The community was named in honor of a family of early settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Spencer-Owen Community Schools, including a high school.

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-01.
  2. ^ "Lewisville, Owen County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-05-01.
  3. ^ Indiana Atlas & Gazetteer 3rd ed. (3 ed.), Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 44, ISBN 0-89933-319-2
  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. ...was named for a local pioneer family.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 1 October 1982. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 1 October 1982. Retrieved 9 September 2015.

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