Mineral City, Indiana

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Mineral City, Indiana
Unincorporated community
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Mineral City is located in Indiana
Mineral City
Mineral City
Mineral City is located in the US
Mineral City
Mineral City
Coordinates: 38°59′39″N 86°52′48″W / 38.99417°N 86.88000°W / 38.99417; -86.88000Coordinates: 38°59′39″N 86°52′48″W / 38.99417°N 86.88000°W / 38.99417; -86.88000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Township Richland
Elevation 515 ft (157 m)
ZIP code 47424
FIPS code 18-49885[1]
GNIS feature ID 439264[2]

Mineral City is an unincorporated community in Richland Township, Greene County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Mineral City in 1877, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1950.[3] The post office was called Mineral in its final years.[4]

Geography[edit]

Mineral City is located at 38°59′39″N 86°52′48″W / 38.99417°N 86.88000°W / 38.99417; -86.88000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Mineral City, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 223. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The post office name was changed to Mineral...