Norths Landing, Indiana

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Norths Landing
Unincorporated Community
Norths Landing is located in Indiana
Norths Landing
Norths Landing
Norths Landing is located in the US
Norths Landing
Norths Landing
Coordinates: 38°54′08″N 84°52′25″W / 38.90222°N 84.87361°W / 38.90222; -84.87361
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ohio
Township Randolph
Elevation[1] 476 ft (145 m)
Time zone Eastern (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47040
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 449841

Norths Landing is an unincorporated community in Randolph Township, Ohio County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Norths Landing was laid out in 1831.[3] The community was named for the North family of settlers.[4]

A post office was established at Norths Landing in 1866, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1919.[5]

Geography[edit]

Norths Landing is located at 38°54′08″N 84°52′25″W / 38.90222°N 84.87361°W / 38.90222; -84.87361.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-08-29. 
  2. ^ "Norths Landing, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-08-29. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village, also called North Landing, was founded in 1831... 
  4. ^ History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana. F. E. Weakley. 1885. p. 452. 
  5. ^ "Ohio County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved August 29, 2016.