New Trenton, Indiana

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New Trenton, Indiana
Census-designated place
New Trenton is located in Indiana
New Trenton
New Trenton
Coordinates: 39°18′34″N 84°54′02″W / 39.30944°N 84.90056°W / 39.30944; -84.90056Coordinates: 39°18′34″N 84°54′02″W / 39.30944°N 84.90056°W / 39.30944; -84.90056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Whitewater
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 252
ZIP code 47035 [1]
FIPS code 18-53712[1]
GNIS feature ID 440117[2]

New Trenton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Whitewater Township, Franklin County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 252.[3] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office with a ZIP code of 47035.[4]

History[edit]

New Trenton was laid out in 1816.[5] The community was named after Trenton, New Jersey, the native home of a share of the first settlers.[6] The New Trenton post office was established in 1817.[7]

Geography[edit]

New Trenton is located in southeastern Franklin County at 39°18′34″N 84°54′02″W / 39.30944°N 84.90056°W / 39.30944; -84.90056, in the valley of the Whitewater River, a southeasterly-flowing tributary of the Great Miami River. U.S. Route 52 passes through the community, leading northwest (upriver) 11 miles (18 km) to Brookville and southeast (downriver) 6.5 miles (10.5 km) to Harrison, Ohio.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the New Trenton CDP has an area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), all land.[3]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "New Trenton, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), New Trenton CDP, Indiana". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 18, 2016. 
  4. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  5. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 131. 
  6. ^ "New Trenton". Franklin County Historical Society. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  8. ^ John Calvert-Magician