Omega, Indiana

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Omega, Indiana
Omega is located in Indiana
Omega
Omega
Omega is located in the United States
Omega
Omega
Coordinates: 40°11′54″N 85°56′21″W / 40.19833°N 85.93917°W / 40.19833; -85.93917Coordinates: 40°11′54″N 85°56′21″W / 40.19833°N 85.93917°W / 40.19833; -85.93917
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHamilton
TownshipWhite River
Elevation850 ft (260 m)
ZIP code
46030
FIPS code18-56628[2]
GNIS feature ID440661

Omega is an unincorporated community in White River Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Omega was known popularly in the 19th century as Dog Town, after a mail carrier complained of the number of dogs there.[3] A post office was established as Omega in 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[4]

Geography[edit]

Omega is located at 40°11′54″N 85°56′21″W / 40.19833°N 85.93917°W / 40.19833; -85.93917.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Haines, John F. (1915). History of Hamilton County, Indiana: Her People, Industries And Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen & Co. p. 256.
  4. ^ "Hamilton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 September 2014.