Pinch, Indiana

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Pinch, Indiana
Pinch is located in Indiana
Pinch
Pinch
Pinch is located in the United States
Pinch
Pinch
Coordinates: 40°06′24″N 85°08′47″W / 40.10667°N 85.14639°W / 40.10667; -85.14639Coordinates: 40°06′24″N 85°08′47″W / 40.10667°N 85.14639°W / 40.10667; -85.14639
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyRandolph
TownshipStoney Creek
Elevation1,102 ft (336 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47340
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID441146

Pinch is an unincorporated community in Stoney Creek Township, Randolph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

According to tradition, Pinch was so named because money was scarce in that community.[3]

Geography[edit]

Pinch is located at 40°06′24″N 85°08′47″W / 40.10667°N 85.14639°W / 40.10667; -85.14639.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-03-05.
  2. ^ "Pinch, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 264. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...because everybody was short of spondulix [cash].