Mount Healthy, Indiana

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Mount Healthy
Unincorporated community
Bartholomew County's location in Indiana
Bartholomew County's location in Indiana
Mount Healthy is located in Bartholomew County, Indiana
Mount Healthy
Mount Healthy
Location in Bartholomew County
Coordinates: 39°04′50″N 86°02′16″W / 39.08056°N 86.03778°W / 39.08056; -86.03778Coordinates: 39°04′50″N 86°02′16″W / 39.08056°N 86.03778°W / 39.08056; -86.03778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Bartholomew
Township Jackson
Elevation 650 ft (200 m)
ZIP code 47201
FIPS code 18-51426[1]
GNIS feature ID 451244[2]

Mount Healthy is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Bartholomew County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Mount Healthy in 1850, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1888.[3] Mount Healthy was named for its lofty elevation and its natural mineral water springs. In the past, people would come to Mount Healthy to purchase mineral water.[4]

Geography[edit]

Mount Healthy is located at 39°04′50″N 86°02′16″W / 39.08056°N 86.03778°W / 39.08056; -86.03778.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Mount Healthy, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Bartholomew County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...because it is located on high ground...