Meltzer, Indiana

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Meltzer, Indiana
Meltzer is located in Indiana
Meltzer
Meltzer
Meltzer is located in the United States
Meltzer
Meltzer
Coordinates: 39°31′09″N 85°40′06″W / 39.51917°N 85.66833°W / 39.51917; -85.66833Coordinates: 39°31′09″N 85°40′06″W / 39.51917°N 85.66833°W / 39.51917; -85.66833
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
TownshipLiberty
Elevation853 ft (260 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46176
GNIS feature ID438977

Meltzer is an unincorporated community in Liberty Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Meltzer in 1880, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[3] The community has the name of a family of settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

Meltzer is located at 39°31′09″N 85°40′06″W / 39.51917°N 85.66833°W / 39.51917; -85.66833.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Meltzer, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 31, 2017.
  3. ^ "Shelby County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 215. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for the local Meltzer family...