New Winchester, Indiana

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New Winchester, Indiana
New Winchester is located in Indiana
New Winchester
New Winchester
New Winchester is located in the United States
New Winchester
New Winchester
Coordinates: 39°45′38″N 86°39′03″W / 39.76056°N 86.65083°W / 39.76056; -86.65083Coordinates: 39°45′38″N 86°39′03″W / 39.76056°N 86.65083°W / 39.76056; -86.65083
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHendricks
TownshipMarion
Elevation
948 ft (289 m)
ZIP code
46122
FIPS code18-53892[1]
GNIS feature ID440127[2]

New Winchester is an unincorporated community in Marion Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.

History[edit]

New Winchester was laid out in 1832.[3] A post office was established at New Winchester in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[4]

The local high school operated from 1914-1963, before being consolidated into Danville High School for the 1963-64 school year.

Geography[edit]

New Winchester is located at 39°45′38″N 86°39′03″W / 39.76056°N 86.65083°W / 39.76056; -86.65083.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "New Winchester, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ Hadley, John Vestal (1914). History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 92.
  4. ^ "Hendricks County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 October 2014.