Newark, Indiana

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Newark, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Newark, Indiana.jpg
Newark is located in Indiana
Newark
Newark
Newark is located in the US
Newark
Newark
Coordinates: 39°07′44″N 86°48′26″W / 39.12889°N 86.80722°W / 39.12889; -86.80722Coordinates: 39°07′44″N 86°48′26″W / 39.12889°N 86.80722°W / 39.12889; -86.80722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Township Beech Creek
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
ZIP code 47459
FIPS code 18-52416[1]
GNIS feature ID 440132[2]

Newark is an unincorporated community in Beech Creek Township, Greene County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Newark was named after Newark, Ohio.[3] A post office was established at Newark in 1866, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1910.[4]

Geography[edit]

Newark is located at 39°07′44″N 86°48′26″W / 39.12889°N 86.80722°W / 39.12889; -86.80722.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Newark, 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. ...and named for Newark, Ohio... ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
  4. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 September 2014.