Miami, Indiana

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Miami, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Miami is located in Indiana
Miami
Miami
Miami is located in the US
Miami
Miami
Coordinates: 40°36′51″N 86°06′23″W / 40.61417°N 86.10639°W / 40.61417; -86.10639Coordinates: 40°36′51″N 86°06′23″W / 40.61417°N 86.10639°W / 40.61417; -86.10639
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Deer Creek
Elevation[1] 791 ft (241 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46959
FIPS code 18-48672[2]
GNIS feature ID 439066

Miami is an unincorporated community in Deer Creek Township, Miami County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Miami was platted in 1849 by James Herrell.[4] The community took its name from Miami County.[5]

Geography[edit]

Miami is located at 40°36′51″N 86°06′23″W / 40.61417°N 86.10639°W / 40.61417; -86.10639.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Miami, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 7, 2017. 
  4. ^ Bodurtha, Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 195. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 217. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for the county in which it is located.