Occident, Indiana

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Occident, Indiana
Occident is located in Indiana
Occident
Occident
Occident is located in the United States
Occident
Occident
Coordinates: 39°41′28″N 85°28′42″W / 39.69111°N 85.47833°W / 39.69111; -85.47833Coordinates: 39°41′28″N 85°28′42″W / 39.69111°N 85.47833°W / 39.69111; -85.47833
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyRush
TownshipJackson
Elevation981 ft (299 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46173
Area code765
GNIS feature ID440496

Occident is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Rush County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Occident was known as Tail Holt until 1882.[3]

A post office was established at Occident in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900.[4]

Geography[edit]

Occident is located at 39°41′28″N 85°28′42″W / 39.69111°N 85.47833°W / 39.69111; -85.47833.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-17.
  2. ^ "Occident, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2017-02-25.
  3. ^ "USGS detail on Occident - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2017-02-25.
  4. ^ "Rush County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 December 2015.