Parr, Indiana

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Parr
Unincorporated community
Parr is located in Indiana
Parr
Parr
Parr is located in the US
Parr
Parr
Coordinates: 41°01′38″N 87°13′07″W / 41.02722°N 87.21861°W / 41.02722; -87.21861Coordinates: 41°01′38″N 87°13′07″W / 41.02722°N 87.21861°W / 41.02722; -87.21861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jasper
Township Union
Elevation[1] 692 ft (211 m)
ZIP code 47978
FIPS code 18-58248[2]
GNIS feature ID 440908

Parr is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Jasper County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Parr was made a station on the railroad built through that territory in the early 1880s.[3] A post office was established at Parr in 1893, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1968.[4]

Geography[edit]

Parr is located at 41°01′38″N 87°13′07″W / 41.02722°N 87.21861°W / 41.02722; -87.21861.

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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ A standard history of Jasper and Newton counties, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1916. p. 74. 
  4. ^ "Jasper County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 October 2014.