Nyesville, Indiana

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Nyesville
Unincorporated community
Parke County's location in Indiana
Parke County's location in Indiana
Nyesville is located in Parke County, Indiana
Nyesville
Nyesville
Location in Parke County
Coordinates: 39°47′04″N 87°10′28″W / 39.78444°N 87.17444°W / 39.78444; -87.17444Coordinates: 39°47′04″N 87°10′28″W / 39.78444°N 87.17444°W / 39.78444; -87.17444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Parke
Township Washington
Elevation[1] 715 ft (218 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47872
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 440380

Nyesville, also known as Nowlington, is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Parke County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Nyesville had it start as a coal town.[3] It was platted in 1871.[4] A post office was established at Nyesville in 1872, and remained in operation until 1902.[5]

Geography[edit]

Nyesville is located at 39°47′04″N 87°10′28″W / 39.78444°N 87.17444°W / 39.78444; -87.17444 at an elevation of 715 feet.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Nyesville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  3. ^ History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana. B.F. Bowen & Cos. 1913. p. 225. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 247. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted in 1871... 
  5. ^ "Parke County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  6. ^ James, Bill (11 May 2010). The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract. Simon & Schuster. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-4391-0693-8.