Parkersburg, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Parkersburg is located in Montgomery County, Indiana
Location in Montgomery County
Coordinates: 39°52′24″N 86°54′10″W / 39.87333°N 86.90278°W / 39.87333; -86.90278Coordinates: 39°52′24″N 86°54′10″W / 39.87333°N 86.90278°W / 39.87333; -86.90278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Montgomery
Township Scott
Elevation[1] 856 ft (261 m)
ZIP code 47954
FIPS code 18-58014[2]
GNIS feature ID 449705

Parkersburg is an unincorporated community in Scott Township, Montgomery County, Indiana.


Parkersburg was platted by Thomas Arnett and Noble Welch in 1837.[3] It was named for its first postmaster, Nathaniel Parker.[4] A post office was established at Parkersburg in 1835, and remained in operation until 1903.[5]


Parkersburg is located at 39°52′24″N 86°54′10″W / 39.87333°N 86.90278°W / 39.87333; -86.90278.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ History of Montgomery County, Indiana : with personal sketches of representative citizens. pg 505
  4. ^ Beckwith, Hiram Williams & Kennedy, P. S. (1881). History of Montgomery County, Together with Historic Notes on the Wabash Valley. H. H. Hill and N. Iddings. p. 408. 
  5. ^ "Montgomery County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2015.