Milo, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Milo is located in Indiana
Coordinates: 40°39′14″N 85°28′06″W / 40.65389°N 85.46833°W / 40.65389; -85.46833Coordinates: 40°39′14″N 85°28′06″W / 40.65389°N 85.46833°W / 40.65389; -85.46833
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Township Jefferson
Elevation 843 ft (257 m)
ZIP code 46991
FIPS code 18-49770[1]
GNIS feature ID 439253[2]

Milo is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Huntington County, Indiana.


Milo was never properly laid out or platted.[3] A post office called Milo was established in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1923.[4] Milo M. Sharp was an early postmaster.[5]

Milo was a station and shipping point on the Clover Leaf Railroad.[3]


Milo is located at 40°39′14″N 85°28′06″W / 40.65389°N 85.46833°W / 40.65389; -85.46833.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Milo, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ a b Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 161. 
  4. ^ "Huntington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 222. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for Milo M. Sharp, first postmaster...