Pleasant Plain, Indiana

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Pleasant Plain
Unincorporated community
Pleasant Plain is located in Indiana
Pleasant Plain
Pleasant Plain
Coordinates: 40°41′48″N 85°32′43″W / 40.69667°N 85.54528°W / 40.69667; -85.54528Coordinates: 40°41′48″N 85°32′43″W / 40.69667°N 85.54528°W / 40.69667; -85.54528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Township Jefferson
Elevation[1] 830 ft (250 m)
ZIP code 46792
FIPS code 18-60570[2]
GNIS feature ID 449712

Pleasant Plain is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Huntington County, Indiana.


Pleasant Plain was founded in 1875.[3] It was likely named from its scenic setting.[4] A post office was established at Pleasant Plain in 1875, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[5]


Pleasant Plain is located at 40°41′48″N 85°32′43″W / 40.69667°N 85.54528°W / 40.69667; -85.54528.


  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. ^ History of Huntington County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 674. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 267. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...because of the beautiful location of the place. 
  5. ^ "Huntington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 October 2014.