New London, Indiana

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New London, Indiana
Unincorporated community
New London is located in Indiana
New London
New London
New London is located in the US
New London
New London
Coordinates: 40°26′36″N 86°16′17″W / 40.44333°N 86.27139°W / 40.44333; -86.27139Coordinates: 40°26′36″N 86°16′17″W / 40.44333°N 86.27139°W / 40.44333; -86.27139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Howard
Township Monroe
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
ZIP code 46979
FIPS code 18-53190[1]
GNIS feature ID 440082[2]

New London is an unincorporated community, and former incorporated town, in Monroe Township, Howard County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Kokomo, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

New London was laid out and platted in 1845.[3] It was incorporated as a town in 1848.[4] In the 1870 census in had 240 people in the town. Although by the next census New London was unincorporated and Greentown had replaced it as the counties third incorporated place.[5]

Geography[edit]

New London is located at 40°26′36″N 86°16′17″W / 40.44333°N 86.27139°W / 40.44333; -86.27139.

New London also has a folk tale of an underground passage way somewhere within the town and was also said used for the actual underground railroad movement in the fight for freedom in America

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "New London, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Morrow, Jackson (1909). History of Howard County, Indiana, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. p. 336. 
  4. ^ Morrow, Jackson (1909). History of Howard County, Indiana, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. p. 338. 
  5. ^ Division, US Census Bureau Administration and Customer Services. "US Census Bureau Publications - Census of Population and Housing". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2016-11-29.