Odell, Indiana

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Odell, Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Odell is located in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Odell
Odell
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°17′16″N 87°04′27″W / 40.28778°N 87.07417°W / 40.28778; -87.07417Coordinates: 40°17′16″N 87°04′27″W / 40.28778°N 87.07417°W / 40.28778; -87.07417
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyTippecanoe
TownshipJackson
Elevation735 ft (224 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47918
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID440511

Odell is a small unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Tippecanoe County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

The community is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

John W. Odell settled the site in 1831, with ownership of the farm later passing to his son, Washington. The location, originally known as Odell's Corners, gained a post office in 1871,[3] which ran until it was discontinued in 1900.[4]

Geography

Odell is located at 40°17'16" North, 87°04'27" West (40.287778, -87.073889) in Jackson Township at the intersection of State Roads 25 and 28. The town has an elevation of 735 feet (224 m).

References

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Odell, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-25.
  3. ^ Combination Atlas Map of Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Kingman Brothers, reprinted by the Tippecanoe County Historical Association. 1998 [1878]. p. 23.
  4. ^ "Tippecanoe County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
Looking south into Odell.