Olive, Indiana

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Olive, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Olive, Indiana is located in Indiana
Olive, Indiana
Olive, Indiana
Coordinates: 41°42′00″N 86°26′53″W / 41.70000°N 86.44806°W / 41.70000; -86.44806Coordinates: 41°42′00″N 86°26′53″W / 41.70000°N 86.44806°W / 41.70000; -86.44806
Country United States
State Indiana
County St. Joseph
Elevation 741 ft (226 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 574
GNIS feature ID 452716[1]

Olive is an unincorporated community in Olive Township, St. Joseph County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office opened at Olive in 1836, and closed in 1837.[2] The community took its name from Olive Township.[3]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Olive". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Saint Joseph County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 251. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The village was named for Olive Township...