Needmore, Lawrence County, Indiana

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Needmore
Unincorporated community
Needmore is located in Indiana
Needmore
Needmore
Needmore is located in the US
Needmore
Needmore
Coordinates: 38°55′38″N 86°31′48″W / 38.92722°N 86.53000°W / 38.92722; -86.53000Coordinates: 38°55′38″N 86°31′48″W / 38.92722°N 86.53000°W / 38.92722; -86.53000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Marshall
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
ZIP code 47421
FIPS code 18-52200[1]
GNIS feature ID 451269[2]

Needmore is an unincorporated community in Marshall Township, Lawrence County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Tradition has it that Needmore was so named because early settlers there were always in need of food.[3]

Geography[edit]

Needmore is located at 38°55′38″N 86°31′48″W / 38.92722°N 86.53000°W / 38.92722; -86.53000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Needmore, Lawrence County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ 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. According to a local legend, it was named by Lou Goodman..."who said the people were always needing more bread and meat than they had."