Pettysville, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Pettysville is located in Indiana
Pettysville is located in the US
Coordinates: 40°52′53″N 85°58′54″W / 40.88139°N 85.98167°W / 40.88139; -85.98167Coordinates: 40°52′53″N 85°58′54″W / 40.88139°N 85.98167°W / 40.88139; -85.98167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Richland
Elevation[1] 738 ft (225 m)
ZIP code 46926
FIPS code 18-59440[2]
GNIS feature ID 441069

Pettysville is an unincorporated community in Richland Township, Miami County, Indiana.


Pettysville was named for storekeeper Daniel Petty, who platted the community in 1872 when the Vandalia Railroad was extended to that point.[3] A post office was established at Pettysville in 1875, and remained in operation until 1917.[4]


Pettysville is on the Eel River, in the eastern part of Richland Township. Pettysville is located at 40°52′53″N 85°58′54″W / 40.88139°N 85.98167°W / 40.88139; -85.98167.


  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. ^ Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 198. 
  4. ^ "Miami County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 August 2015.