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Carroll County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||554 ft (169 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||441211|
Pittsburg was laid out in 1836. A post office was established at Pittsburg in 1838, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1915. The name of the post office was officially spelled Pittsburgh until 1894.
- "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.
- Odell, John Curtis (1916). History of Carroll County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 87.
- "Carroll County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 265. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...and probably named for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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