Manilla, Indiana

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Manilla
Census-designated place
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Manilla is located in Indiana
Manilla
Manilla
Coordinates: 39°34′27″N 85°37′10″W / 39.57417°N 85.61944°W / 39.57417; -85.61944Coordinates: 39°34′27″N 85°37′10″W / 39.57417°N 85.61944°W / 39.57417; -85.61944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Rush
Township Walker
Elevation[1] 892 ft (272 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46150
FIPS code 18-46422[2]
GNIS feature ID 438518

Manilla is an unincorporated census-designated place in Walker Township, Rush County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Manilla was originally called Wilmington, and under the latter name was laid out in 1836.[4] The name Manilla most likely is derived from Manila, in the Philippines.[5]

The Manilla post office has been in operation since 1840.[6]

Geography[edit]

Manilla is located at 39°34′27″N 85°37′10″W / 39.57417°N 85.61944°W / 39.57417; -85.61944.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Manilla, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ History of Rush County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. Eastern Indiana Publishing Company. 1888. p. 664. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 209. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Apparently the present name is for the Philippine city. 
  6. ^ "Rush County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved February 25, 2017.