Liggett, Indiana

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Liggett, Indiana
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Liggett is located in Vigo County, Indiana
Liggett
Liggett
location in Vigo County, Indiana
Coordinates: 39°28′45″N 87°29′01″W / 39.47917°N 87.48361°W / 39.47917; -87.48361Coordinates: 39°28′45″N 87°29′01″W / 39.47917°N 87.48361°W / 39.47917; -87.48361
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyVigo
TownshipSugar Creek
Elevation512 ft (156 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47885
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID437878

Liggett is an unincorporated community in Sugar Creek Township, Vigo County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

It is part of the Terre Haute metropolitan area.

History[edit]

The community was likely named after the Liggett family of settlers.[3]

Geography[edit]

Liggett is located at 39°28′45″N 87°29′01″W / 39.47917°N 87.48361°W / 39.47917; -87.48361 at an elevation of 512 feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-14.
  2. ^ "Liggett, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  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. This village probably was named for early settlers named Liggett.