Navilleton, Indiana

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Navilleton, Indiana
Unincorporated community
St. Mary's Catholic Church
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Navilleton is located in Indiana
Navilleton
Navilleton
Navilleton is located in the US
Navilleton
Navilleton
Coordinates: 38°22′54″N 85°56′19″W / 38.38167°N 85.93861°W / 38.38167; -85.93861Coordinates: 38°22′54″N 85°56′19″W / 38.38167°N 85.93861°W / 38.38167; -85.93861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Floyd
Township Greenville
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
ZIP code 47119
FIPS code 18-52092[1]
GNIS feature ID 439953[2]

Navilleton is an unincorporated community in Greenville Township, Floyd County, Indiana.

History[edit]

The first settlement at Navilleton was made in 1844 by a colony of German Catholics, among them Michael Naville, for whom the town was named.[3][4]

A post office opened in Navilleton in 1894, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[5]

Geography[edit]

Navilleton is located at 38°22′54″N 85°56′19″W / 38.38167°N 85.93861°W / 38.38167; -85.93861.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Navilleton, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1898). History of the Catholic Church in Indiana. A. W. Bowen & Company. p. 387. 
  4. ^ 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. This village was founded around 1845. 
  5. ^ "Floyd County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 September 2014.