|Elevation||850 ft (260 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||441077|
Philadelphia was laid out and platted in 1838. It took its name from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the "city of brotherly love". A post office was established at Philadelphia in 1838, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.
Philadelphia is located at.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Richman, George J. (1916). History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. Wm. Mitchell Printing Company. p. 760.
- Binford, John H. (1882). History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the "pale Face," in 1818, Down to 1882. King & Binford. p. 292.
- "Hancock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
|This Hancock County, Indiana location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|