Peabody, Indiana

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Peabody
Unincorporated community
Whitley County's location in Indiana
Whitley County's location in Indiana
Peabody is located in Whitley County, Indiana
Peabody
Peabody
Location of Peabody in Whitley County
Coordinates: 41°05′07″N 85°29′22″W / 41.08528°N 85.48944°W / 41.08528; -85.48944Coordinates: 41°05′07″N 85°29′22″W / 41.08528°N 85.48944°W / 41.08528; -85.48944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Whitley
Township Washington
Elevation[1] 830 ft (250 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46725
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-58536[2]
GNIS feature ID 440953

Peabody is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Whitley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Peabody was named after James Peabody, a local businessman.[4]

A post office was established at Peabody in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1923.[5]

Geography[edit]

Peabody is located at 41°05′07″N 85°29′22″W / 41.08528°N 85.48944°W / 41.08528; -85.48944.

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. ^ "Peabody, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 258. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for local businessman James Peabody... 
  5. ^ "Whitley County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 July 2016.