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Boone County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||912 ft (278 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||441127|
The first post office at Pike was called Pikes Crossing, in 1885. It was so named from its location at the crossing of a turnpike. The post office was later renamed Pike, and was discontinued in 1900.
Pike 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.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 263. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
A post office established as Pikes Crossing...
- Early Life and Times in Boone County, Indiana. Carlon & Hollenbeck. 1887. p. 35.
- "Boone County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 August 2014.
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