Pleasant Valley, Martin County, Indiana

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Pleasant Valley, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Martin County's location in Indiana
Martin County's location in Indiana
Pleasant Valley is located in Martin County, Indiana
Pleasant Valley
Pleasant Valley
Location in Martin County
Coordinates: 38°37′55″N 86°48′05″W / 38.63194°N 86.80139°W / 38.63194; -86.80139Coordinates: 38°37′55″N 86°48′05″W / 38.63194°N 86.80139°W / 38.63194; -86.80139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Martin
Township Center
Elevation[1] 489 ft (149 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 47581
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18-60635[2]
GNIS feature ID 451347

Pleasant Valley is an unincorporated community in Center Township, Martin County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Pleasant Valley in 1850, and remained in operation until 1859.[4] The community was named from its scenic setting.[5]

Geography[edit]

Pleasant Valley is located at 38°37′55″N 86°48′05″W / 38.63194°N 86.80139°W / 38.63194; -86.80139 along State Road 550 in the Hoosier National Forest.

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Pleasant Valley, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-06-27. 
  4. ^ "Martin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  5. ^ 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. The name is subjectively descriptive.