Linwood, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Linwood is located in Indiana
Coordinates: 40°11′37″N 85°40′54″W / 40.19361°N 85.68167°W / 40.19361; -85.68167Coordinates: 40°11′37″N 85°40′54″W / 40.19361°N 85.68167°W / 40.19361; -85.68167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Madison
Township Lafayette
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
ZIP code 46001
FIPS code 18-44226[1]
GNIS feature ID 437972[2]

Linwood is an unincorporated community in Lafayette Township, Madison County, Indiana.

Linwood was likely named for the presence of linden trees.[3] It was originally called Funk's Station.[4]


Linwood is located at 40°11′37″N 85°40′54″W / 40.19361°N 85.68167°W / 40.19361; -85.68167.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Linwood, 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. 199. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...apparently for the tree... 
  4. ^ Forkner, John La Rue and Dyson, Byron H. (1897). Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. Wilson, Humprheys & Co. p. 815.