Liber, Indiana

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Liber
Unincorporated community
Liber is located in Indiana
Liber
Liber
Liber is located in the US
Liber
Liber
Coordinates: 40°24′29″N 84°58′10″W / 40.40806°N 84.96944°W / 40.40806; -84.96944Coordinates: 40°24′29″N 84°58′10″W / 40.40806°N 84.96944°W / 40.40806; -84.96944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Township Wayne
Elevation 928 ft (283 m)
ZIP code 47371
FIPS code 18-43182[1]
GNIS feature ID 437813[2]

Liber is an unincorporated community in Wayne Township, Jay County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Liber was founded in 1853 and named from the presence of Liber College.[3] A post office was established at Liber in 1872, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[4]

Geography[edit]

Liber is located at 40°24′29″N 84°58′10″W / 40.40806°N 84.96944°W / 40.40806; -84.96944.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Liber, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 197. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...platted on April 30, 1853, and named for Liber College, which was located here... 
  4. ^ "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2014.