Newbern, Indiana

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Newbern
Bartholomew County's location in Indiana
Bartholomew County's location in Indiana
Newbern is located in Bartholomew County, Indiana
Newbern
Newbern
Location in Bartholomew County
Coordinates: 39°14′07″N 85°45′03″W / 39.23528°N 85.75083°W / 39.23528; -85.75083Coordinates: 39°14′07″N 85°45′03″W / 39.23528°N 85.75083°W / 39.23528; -85.75083
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyBartholomew
TownshipClifty
Elevation
682 ft (208 m)
ZIP code
47203
FIPS code18-52506[1]
GNIS feature ID440135[2]

Newbern is an unincorporated community in Clifty Township, Bartholomew County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Newbern in 1833, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1901.[3] Newbern was named after New Bern, North Carolina, the native home of an early settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Newbern is located at 39°14′07″N 85°45′03″W / 39.23528°N 85.75083°W / 39.23528; -85.75083.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Newbern, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ "Bartholomew County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 235. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for New Bern, North Carolina, Davis's home.