Mays, Indiana

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Mays, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Mays is located in Indiana
Mays
Mays
Mays is located in the US
Mays
Mays
Coordinates: 39°44′37″N 85°25′48″W / 39.74361°N 85.43000°W / 39.74361; -85.43000Coordinates: 39°44′37″N 85°25′48″W / 39.74361°N 85.43000°W / 39.74361; -85.43000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Rush
Township Center
Elevation[1] 1,010 ft (310 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46155
FIPS code 18-47826[2]
GNIS feature ID 438765

Mays is an unincorporated community in Center Township, Rush County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

A post office has been in operation at Mays since 1883.[4] Mays was laid out and platted in 1884.[5]

Geography[edit]

Mays is located at 39°44′37″N 85°25′48″W / 39.74361°N 85.43000°W / 39.74361; -85.43000 in Rush County, Indiana. It lies east of the town of Carthage, and west of the unincorporated community Raleigh.

Education[edit]

Mays is served by Mays Community Academy for grades K-6, and they move to Benjamin Rush Middle School in Rushville for grades 7-8, and then Rushville Consolidated High School in grades 9-12.

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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Mays, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ "Rush County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  5. ^ History of Rush County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. Eastern Indiana Publishing Company. 1888. p. 668.