Natchez is an unincorporated community in Halbert Township, Martin County, Indiana.
A post office was established at Natchez in 1844, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905. The community was likely named after Natchez, Mississippi.
Natchez is located at 38°37′02″N 86°42′39″W / 38.61722°N 86.71083°W along U.S. Route 150 in the Hoosier National Forest.
- ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- ^ "Natchez, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- ^ "Martin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
- ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 233. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
Apparently, the name was borrowed from the city of the same name in Mississippi...