Midland Junction, Indiana

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Midland Junction, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Midland Junction is located in Indiana
Midland Junction
Midland Junction
Midland Junction is located in the US
Midland Junction
Midland Junction
Coordinates: 39°06′26″N 87°11′40″W / 39.10722°N 87.19444°W / 39.10722; -87.19444Coordinates: 39°06′26″N 87°11′40″W / 39.10722°N 87.19444°W / 39.10722; -87.19444
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyGreene
TownshipWright
Elevation650 ft (200 m)
ZIP code47438
FIPS code18-49104[1]
GNIS feature ID439121[2]

Midland Junction is an unincorporated community in Wright Township, Greene County, Indiana.

Geography[edit]

Midland Junction is located at 39°06′26″N 87°11′40″W / 39.10722°N 87.19444°W / 39.10722; -87.19444. It was the location where the Monon Railroad I&L branch crossed the Chicago Milwaukee St Paul and Pacific Railroad.

History[edit]

Midland was located at a rail junction near Midland, Indiana, hence the name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Midland Junction, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 219. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This railroad station was named for nearby Midland.