Prescott, Indiana

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Prescott, Indiana
Prescott is located in Indiana
Prescott
Prescott
Prescott is located in the United States
Prescott
Prescott
Coordinates: 39°28′45″N 85°42′30″W / 39.47917°N 85.70833°W / 39.47917; -85.70833Coordinates: 39°28′45″N 85°42′30″W / 39.47917°N 85.70833°W / 39.47917; -85.70833
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
TownshipShelby
Elevation840 ft (256 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46176
GNIS feature ID441576

Prescott is an unincorporated community in Shelby Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Prescott was laid out in 1867 when the railroad was extended to that point.[3]

A post office was established at Prescott in 1860, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[4]

Geography[edit]

Prescott is located at 39°28′45″N 85°42′30″W / 39.47917°N 85.70833°W / 39.47917; -85.70833.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Prescott, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 30, 2017.
  3. ^ Chadwick, Edward H. (1909). Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. B.F. Bowen. p. 274.
  4. ^ "Shelby County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 December 2015.