Plummer, Indiana

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Plummer, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Plummer, Indiana.jpg
Plummer is located in Indiana
Plummer
Plummer
Plummer is located in the US
Plummer
Plummer
Coordinates: 38°58′54″N 86°58′21″W / 38.98167°N 86.97250°W / 38.98167; -86.97250Coordinates: 38°58′54″N 86°58′21″W / 38.98167°N 86.97250°W / 38.98167; -86.97250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Township Washington
Elevation[1] 495 ft (151 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47443
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 441373

Plummer is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Greene County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Plummer was likely named for Thomas Plummer, an early county official.[3] A post office was established at Plummer in 1889, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1921.[4]

Geography[edit]

Plummer is located at 38°58′54″N 86°58′21″W / 38.98167°N 86.97250°W / 38.98167; -86.97250.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-17. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Plummer, Indiana
  3. ^ 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. Thomas Plummer was an early resident of this county and member of the first board of county commissioners. 
  4. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 September 2014.