New Mount Pleasant, Indiana

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New Mount Pleasant
Unincorporated community
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New Mount Pleasant is located in Indiana
New Mount Pleasant
New Mount Pleasant
New Mount Pleasant is located in the US
New Mount Pleasant
New Mount Pleasant
Coordinates: 40°21′21″N 85°03′54″W / 40.35583°N 85.06500°W / 40.35583; -85.06500Coordinates: 40°21′21″N 85°03′54″W / 40.35583°N 85.06500°W / 40.35583; -85.06500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Township Jefferson
Elevation 1,030 ft (310 m)
ZIP code 47371
FIPS code 18-53316[1]
GNIS feature ID 440088[2]

New Mount Pleasant is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Jay County, Indiana.

History[edit]

New Mount Pleasant was founded in 1838.[3] The community was named after a Friends meeting house in Mount Pleasant, Ohio.[4] A post office was established at New Mount Pleasant in 1839, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.[5]

Geography[edit]

New Mount Pleasant is located at 40°21′21″N 85°03′54″W / 40.35583°N 85.06500°W / 40.35583; -85.06500.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "New Mount Pleasant, 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. 239. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted in 1838... 
  4. ^ Jay, Milton T. (1922). History of Jay County, Indiana: Including Its World War Record and Incorporating the Montgomery History, Volume 1. Historical Publishing Company. p. 106. 
  5. ^ "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2014.