Monoquet, Indiana

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Monoquet
Unincorporated community
Monoquet is located in Indiana
Monoquet
Monoquet
Monoquet is located in the US
Monoquet
Monoquet
Coordinates: 41°17′22″N 85°51′42″W / 41.28944°N 85.86167°W / 41.28944; -85.86167Coordinates: 41°17′22″N 85°51′42″W / 41.28944°N 85.86167°W / 41.28944; -85.86167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Kosciusko
Township Plain
Elevation 843 ft (257 m)
ZIP code 46582
FIPS code 18-50184[1]
GNIS feature ID 439337[2]

Monoquet is an unincorporated community in Plain Township, Kosciusko County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Monoquet was founded in 1844.[3] It was named for Monoquet, an Indian chief.[4] A post office was established at Monoquet in 1844, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1851.[5]

Geography[edit]

Monoquet is located at 41°17′22″N 85°51′42″W / 41.28944°N 85.86167°W / 41.28944; -85.86167.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Monoquet, 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. 224. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was laid out in 1834... 
  4. ^ Biographical and Historical Record of Kosciusko County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1887. p. 642. 
  5. ^ "Kosciusko County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 November 2014.