Mechanicsburg, Henry County, Indiana

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Mechanicsburg
Unincorporated community
Mechanicsburg is located in Indiana
Mechanicsburg
Mechanicsburg
Mechanicsburg is located in the US
Mechanicsburg
Mechanicsburg
Coordinates: 40°00′18″N 85°33′26″W / 40.00500°N 85.55722°W / 40.00500; -85.55722Coordinates: 40°00′18″N 85°33′26″W / 40.00500°N 85.55722°W / 40.00500; -85.55722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Henry
Township Fall Creek
Elevation 991 ft (302 m)
ZIP code 47356
FIPS code 18-48168[1]
GNIS feature ID 449694[2]

Mechanicsburg is an unincorporated community in Fall Creek Township, Henry County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Mechanicsburg was laid out and platted in 1858.[3] A relatively high number of settlers employed as mechanics caused the name to be selected.[3] The post office in Mechanicsburg was discontinued in 1907.[4]

Geography[edit]

Mechanicsburg is located at 40°00′18″N 85°33′26″W / 40.00500°N 85.55722°W / 40.00500; -85.55722 at the intersection of US 36 and Mechanicsburg Road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Mechanicsburg, Henry County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ a b Hazzard, George (1906). Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906. G. Hazzard, author and publisher. p. 939. 
  4. ^ "Henry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 February 2015.