Point Pleasant, Indiana

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Point Pleasant, Indiana
Ghost town
Point Pleasant is located in Warren County, Indiana
Point Pleasant
Point Pleasant
Location in Warren County
Coordinates: 40°23′50″N 87°19′48″W / 40.39722°N 87.33000°W / 40.39722; -87.33000Coordinates: 40°23′50″N 87°19′48″W / 40.39722°N 87.33000°W / 40.39722; -87.33000
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyWarren
TownshipSteuben
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)765

Point Pleasant was a small village (now extinct) in Pine Township, Warren County, Indiana, located about a mile and a half southwest of Rainsville near the confluence of Big Pine Creek and Mud Pine Creek, a site currently known as Rocky Ford. It was laid out by one John H. Bartlett and platted July 14, 1830, but never grew, and consisted only of Bartlett's residence, a liquor store and perhaps a saw mill. An 1883 county history describes Point Pleasant, but notes that "this was a paper town only."

Geography[edit]

Point Pleasant is located in the northwest half of the northeast quarter of section 33, township 23, range 8.

References[edit]

  • Goodspeed, Weston A. (1883), "Towns and Villages of Warren County" in Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Chicago: F. A. Battey & Co.
  • Clifton, Thomas A. (editor) (1913), "Warren County, Indiana" in Past and Present of Fountain and Warren Counties, Indiana, Indianapolis: B. F. Bowen & Co.