Lone Tree, Indiana

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Lone Tree is an unincorporated community in Greene County, Indiana, in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

Lone Tree was likely named for a large oak tree that was a local landmark.[2] The Lone Tree post office closed in 1906.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lone Tree, Indiana
  2. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 201. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. According to a local tradition, the village was named for a single oak tree... 
  3. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 

Coordinates: 39°07′33″N 87°07′44″W / 39.12588°N 87.12890°W / 39.12588; -87.12890