Pettysville, Indiana

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Pettysville
Unincorporated community
Pettysville is located in Indiana
Pettysville
Pettysville
Pettysville is located in the US
Pettysville
Pettysville
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.

History[edit]

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]

Geography[edit]

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.

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. ^ 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.