Loree, Indiana

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Loree
Unincorporated community
Loree is located in Indiana
Loree
Loree
Loree is located in the US
Loree
Loree
Coordinates: 40°38′44″N 86°03′29″W / 40.64556°N 86.05806°W / 40.64556; -86.05806Coordinates: 40°38′44″N 86°03′29″W / 40.64556°N 86.05806°W / 40.64556; -86.05806
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Clay
Elevation 810 ft (250 m)
ZIP code 46914
FIPS code 18-44982[1]
GNIS feature ID 438308[2]

Loree is an unincorporated community in Clay Township, Miami County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Loree was laid out in 1888 when the Pan Handle Railroad was extended to that point.[3] The community was named in honor of a railroad employee.[4] A post office was established at Loree in 1888, and remained in operation until 1926.[5]

Geography[edit]

Loree is located at 40°38′44″N 86°03′29″W / 40.64556°N 86.05806°W / 40.64556; -86.05806.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Loree, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 192. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 203. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named this unincorporated village for a railroad official. 
  5. ^ "Miami County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 August 2015.