McVille, Indiana

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McVille, Indiana
Unincorporated community
McVille is located in Indiana
McVille
McVille
McVille is located in the US
McVille
McVille
Coordinates: 39°09′11″N 86°44′19″W / 39.15306°N 86.73861°W / 39.15306; -86.73861Coordinates: 39°09′11″N 86°44′19″W / 39.15306°N 86.73861°W / 39.15306; -86.73861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Township Beech Creek
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
ZIP code 47459
FIPS code 18-45855[1]
GNIS feature ID 452063[2]

McVille is an unincorporated community in Beech Creek Township, Greene County, Indiana.

History[edit]

McVille was originally called McHaleysville, and under the latter name was founded in 1836 by John McHaley.[3] A post office was established at McVille in 1879, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1916.[4]

Geography[edit]

McVille is located at 39°09′11″N 86°44′19″W / 39.15306°N 86.73861°W / 39.15306; -86.73861.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "McVille, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 207. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was laid out in 1836 by John McHaley, who first called it Haleysville... 
  4. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 September 2014.