Maxville, Spencer County, Indiana

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Maxville
Maxville is located in Indiana
Maxville
Maxville
Maxville is located in the United States
Maxville
Maxville
Coordinates: 38°00′03″N 86°49′35″W / 38.00083°N 86.82639°W / 38.00083; -86.82639Coordinates: 38°00′03″N 86°49′35″W / 38.00083°N 86.82639°W / 38.00083; -86.82639
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountySpencer
TownshipHuff
Elevation397 ft (121 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
47531
Area code(s)812
GNIS feature ID438749

Maxville is an unincorporated community in Huff Township, Spencer County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Maxville was laid out in 1841.[3] The community probably derives its name from the founder, James McDaniel.[4]

Geography[edit]

Maxville is located at 38°00′03″N 86°49′35″W / 38.00083°N 86.82639°W / 38.00083; -86.82639.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  2. ^ "Maxville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  3. ^ History of Warrick, Spencer, and Perry Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1885. p. 368.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 213. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. probably named for James McDaniel, proprietor.