Liberty Center, Indiana

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Liberty Center, Indiana
Wells County's location in Indiana
Wells County's location in Indiana
Liberty Center is located in Wells County, Indiana
Liberty Center
Liberty Center
Location of Liberty Center in Wells County
Coordinates: 40°41′57″N 85°16′50″W / 40.69917°N 85.28056°W / 40.69917; -85.28056Coordinates: 40°41′57″N 85°16′50″W / 40.69917°N 85.28056°W / 40.69917; -85.28056
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyWells
TownshipLiberty
Elevation853 ft (260 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46766
Area code(s)260
FIPS code18-43542[2]
GNIS feature ID449685

Liberty Center is an unincorporated community in Liberty Township, Wells County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3] Liberty Center has two Christian churches, a volunteer fire department, a gas station, and a recreational park. As of 2018 the gas station is no longer in operation.

History[edit]

Liberty Center was so named from its location near the geographical center of Liberty Township.[4]

The post office at Liberty Center has been in operation since 1857.[5]

Geography[edit]

Liberty Center is located at 40°41′57″N 85°16′50″W / 40.69917°N 85.28056°W / 40.69917; -85.28056.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-07.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Liberty Center, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 24, 2017.
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 186.
  5. ^ "Wells County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 7, 2016.