Prather, Indiana

Coordinates: 38°22′54″N 85°41′34″W / 38.38167°N 85.69278°W / 38.38167; -85.69278
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Prather is an unincorporated community in Clark County, Indiana, in the United States.[1]


A post office was established at Prather in 1878, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1933.[2] Prather was the name of a family who kept a shop.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Prather, Indiana
  2. ^ "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 271. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for the Prather family who owned a store here...

38°22′54″N 85°41′34″W / 38.38167°N 85.69278°W / 38.38167; -85.69278