Nabb, Indiana

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Nabb
Unincorporated community
Clark County's location in Indiana
Clark County's location in Indiana
Nabb is located in Clark County, Indiana
Nabb
Nabb
Location in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°36′20″N 85°37′58″W / 38.60556°N 85.63278°W / 38.60556; -85.63278Coordinates: 38°36′20″N 85°37′58″W / 38.60556°N 85.63278°W / 38.60556; -85.63278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark, Scott
Township Washington, Lexington
Elevation[1] 699 ft (213 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47882
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-51984[2]
GNIS feature ID 439925

Nabb is an unincorporated community in Clark and Scott counties, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Nabb was named for General Nabb, a railroad official.[4]

The community has had two post offices. The first one ran from 1878 to 1881,[5] and the second one ran from 1914 to 1970.[6]

Nabb was hit by an EF4 tornado on March 2, 2012.[7] The tornado came from Marysville, five miles to the east, and proceeded toward Chelsea.

Geography[edit]

Nabb is located at 38°36′20″N 85°37′58″W / 38.60556°N 85.63278°W / 38.60556; -85.63278.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Nabb, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 232. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for a railroad superintendent, General Nabb. 
  5. ^ "Scott County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved January 15, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved January 15, 2017. 
  7. ^ Adam Walser (March 8, 2012). "Nabb cleans up from tornado after it was almost totally wiped out; woman feels blessed, guilty. WHAS11.com Louisville". WHAS11.com. Retrieved 2012-03-11. ...small Southern Indiana community...was pretty much wiped out by an EF4 tornado. Nabb is located in Clark County about five miles east of Marysville.