Maples, Indiana

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Maples, Indiana
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Maples is located in Indiana
Maples
Maples
Maples is located in the United States
Maples
Maples
Coordinates: 41°00′46″N 84°58′09″W / 41.01278°N 84.96917°W / 41.01278; -84.96917Coordinates: 41°00′46″N 84°58′09″W / 41.01278°N 84.96917°W / 41.01278; -84.96917
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyAllen
TownshipJefferson
Elevation797 ft (243 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46816
Area code(s)260
GNIS feature ID438581

Maples is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Allen County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Maples in 1854, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1921.[3] The community was named for Lewis S. Maples, a lumber baron.[4]

Geography[edit]

Maples is located at 41°00′46″N 84°58′09″W / 41.01278°N 84.96917°W / 41.01278; -84.96917.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Maples, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved February 16, 2020.
  3. ^ "Allen County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  4. ^ Griswold, Bert Joseph; Taylor, Mrs. Samuel R. (1917). The Pictorial History of Fort Wayne, Indiana: A Review of Two Centuries of Occupation of the Region about the Head of the Maumee River. Robert O. Law Company. p. 644.