Mentor, Indiana

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Mentor
Unincorporated community
Mentor is located in Indiana
Mentor
Mentor
Coordinates: 38°18′59″N 86°43′08″W / 38.31639°N 86.71889°W / 38.31639; -86.71889Coordinates: 38°18′59″N 86°43′08″W / 38.31639°N 86.71889°W / 38.31639; -86.71889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dubois
Township Jefferson
Elevation 741 ft (226 m)
ZIP code 47513
FIPS code 18-48420[1]
GNIS feature ID 451211[2]

Mentor is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Dubois County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Mentor was founded in 1881 by Francis M. Sanders. Sanders, an admirer of President James A. Garfield, named the settlement for Garfield's hometown of Mentor, Ohio.[3]

Geography[edit]

Mentor is located at 38°18′59″N 86°43′08″W / 38.31639°N 86.71889°W / 38.31639; -86.71889.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Mentor, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Wilson, George R. (1910). History of Dubois County from Its Primitive Days to 1910. Windmill Publications. p. 363.