Paxton, Indiana

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Paxton
Unincorporated community
Paxton, Indiana.jpg
Sullivan County's location in Indiana
Sullivan County's location in Indiana
Paxton is located in USA Indiana Sullivan County
Paxton
Paxton
Sullivan County, Indiana
Coordinates: 39°01′16″N 87°23′19″W / 39.02111°N 87.38861°W / 39.02111; -87.38861Coordinates: 39°01′16″N 87°23′19″W / 39.02111°N 87.38861°W / 39.02111; -87.38861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Sullivan
Township Haddon
Elevation[1] 522 ft (159 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47865
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-58500[2]
GNIS feature ID 449706

Paxton is an unincorporated community in Haddon Township, Sullivan County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

The community is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

The Paxton post office has been in operation since 1864.[4]

Geography[edit]

Paxton is located off Highway 41 between Carlisle and Sullivan at 39°01′16″N 87°23′19″W / 39.02111°N 87.38861°W / 39.02111; -87.38861.

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. ^ "Paxton, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-09-27. 
  4. ^ "Sullivan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved September 27, 2016.