Mount Tabor, Indiana

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Mount Tabor
Unincorporated community
Mount Tabor is located in Indiana
Mount Tabor
Mount Tabor
Mount Tabor is located in USA
Mount Tabor
Mount Tabor
Coordinates: 39°18′41″N 86°38′00″W / 39.31139°N 86.63333°W / 39.31139; -86.63333Coordinates: 39°18′41″N 86°38′00″W / 39.31139°N 86.63333°W / 39.31139; -86.63333
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Bean Blossom
Elevation 581 ft (177 m)
ZIP code 47429
FIPS code 18-51725[1]
GNIS feature ID 439704[2]

Mount Tabor is an unincorporated community in Bean Blossom Township, Monroe County, Indiana.


Mount Tabor is located at 39°18′41″N 86°38′00″W / 39.31139°N 86.63333°W / 39.31139; -86.63333.


Mount Tabor was platted in 1828.[3][4] The community was named directly or indirectly after Mount Tabor, in the Middle East.[5] A post office was established at Mount Tabor in 1831, and remained in operation until 1860.[6]


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Mount Tabor, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 436. 
  4. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 491. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 231. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Ultimately this name is for the biblical mountain... 
  6. ^ "Monroe County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 September 2015.