Preble, Indiana

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Preble, Indiana
Adams County's location in Indiana
Adams County's location in Indiana
Preble is located in Adams County, Indiana
Preble
Preble
Location in Adams County
Coordinates: 40°49′56″N 85°00′53″W / 40.83222°N 85.01472°W / 40.83222; -85.01472Coordinates: 40°49′56″N 85°00′53″W / 40.83222°N 85.01472°W / 40.83222; -85.01472
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyAdams
TownshipPreble
Elevation814 ft (248 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46733
FIPS code18-61866[2]
GNIS feature ID441572

Preble is an unincorporated community in Preble Township, Adams County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Preble in 1883.[4] It was named from Preble Township.[5]

Sites[edit]

Preble includes a post office, a volunteer fire department, a grainery and an outdoor arena.

Geography[edit]

Preble is located at 40°49′56″N 85°00′53″W / 40.83222°N 85.01472°W / 40.83222; -85.01472.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Preble, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved February 15, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Adams County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 August 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ 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. The name is for Preble Township...