Pembroke, Indiana

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Pembroke, Indiana
Pembroke is located in Indiana
Pembroke
Pembroke
Pembroke is located in the United States
Pembroke
Pembroke
Coordinates: 41°06′01″N 87°16′37″W / 41.10028°N 87.27694°W / 41.10028; -87.27694Coordinates: 41°06′01″N 87°16′37″W / 41.10028°N 87.27694°W / 41.10028; -87.27694
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyNewton
TownshipLincoln
Elevation686 ft (209 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
47943
Area code(s)219
GNIS feature ID446685

Pembroke is an unincorporated community in Lincoln Township, Newton County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

The community was likely named after Pembroke, in Wales.[3]

Geography[edit]

Pembroke is located at 41°06′01″N 87°16′37″W / 41.10028°N 87.27694°W / 41.10028; -87.27694.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Pembroke, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 259. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village may have been named for the Welsh county or town...