Messick, Indiana

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Messick
Unincorporated community
Messick is located in Indiana
Messick
Messick
Messick is located in the US
Messick
Messick
Coordinates: 39°58′31″N 85°18′10″W / 39.97528°N 85.30278°W / 39.97528; -85.30278Coordinates: 39°58′31″N 85°18′10″W / 39.97528°N 85.30278°W / 39.97528; -85.30278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Henry
Township Blue River
Elevation 1,086 ft (331 m)
ZIP code 47362
FIPS code 18-48546[1]
GNIS feature ID 439043[2]

Messick is an unincorporated community in Blue River Township, Henry County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Messick was founded in 1882 when the railroad was extended to that point.[3] A man named Messick owned a general store in town.[3] A post office was established in Messick in 1884, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1926.[4]

Geography[edit]

Messick is located at 39°58′31″N 85°18′10″W / 39.97528°N 85.30278°W / 39.97528; -85.30278.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Messick, 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. pp. 940–941. 
  4. ^ "Henry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 February 2015.