Carroll County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||587 ft (179 m)|
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A post office was established at Lockport in 1838, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904. The birth of the town, and its name, are related to the set of lock gates that one would have encountered on the Wabash and Erie Canal.
Lockport is located at Wabash River. Burnetts Creek flows along the east side of town., less than half a mile northwest of the
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Lockport, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- "Carroll County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
- Odell, John Curtis (1916). History of Carroll County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 80.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 200. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...on the Wabash and Erie Canal and named for the locks here.
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