Morven, Indiana

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Morven, Indiana
Morven is located in Indiana
Morven
Morven
Morven is located in the United States
Morven
Morven
Coordinates: 39°25′16″N 85°39′40″W / 39.42111°N 85.66111°W / 39.42111; -85.66111Coordinates: 39°25′16″N 85°39′40″W / 39.42111°N 85.66111°W / 39.42111; -85.66111
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
TownshipNoble
Elevation830 ft (253 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46182
GNIS feature ID449037

Morven is an unincorporated community in Noble Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

A post office opened at Morven in 1826, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1842.[3] The community's name is a transfer from Scotland.[4]

Geography[edit]

Morven is located at 39°25′16″N 85°39′40″W / 39.42111°N 85.66111°W / 39.42111; -85.66111.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Morven, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 31, 2017.
  3. ^ "Shelby County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 228. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This Scottish place name...