Palestine, Franklin County, Indiana

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Palestine, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Palestine is located in Indiana
Palestine is located in the US
Coordinates: 39°25′02″N 84°55′40″W / 39.41722°N 84.92778°W / 39.41722; -84.92778Coordinates: 39°25′02″N 84°55′40″W / 39.41722°N 84.92778°W / 39.41722; -84.92778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Brookville
Elevation[1] 968 ft (295 m)
ZIP code 47012
FIPS code 18-57654[2]
GNIS feature ID 440836

Palestine is an unincorporated town in Brookville Township, Franklin County, Indiana.


Palestine was platted in 1849.[3] It was named for the geographic region of Palestine.[4]


Palestine is located at 39°25′02″N 84°55′40″W / 39.41722°N 84.92778°W / 39.41722; -84.92778.


  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. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana: Her People, Industries, and Institutions. Windmill Publications. p. 530. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 255. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...called Palestine for the biblical region.