Providence, Indiana

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Providence
Unincorporated community
Providence is located in Indiana
Providence
Providence
Coordinates: 39°29′27″N 86°10′36″W / 39.49083°N 86.17667°W / 39.49083; -86.17667Coordinates: 39°29′27″N 86°10′36″W / 39.49083°N 86.17667°W / 39.49083; -86.17667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Johnson
Township Union
Elevation[1] 840 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46106
FIPS code 18-62172[2]
GNIS feature ID 441616

Providence is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Johnson County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Providence was originally called Union Village, and under the latter name was platted in 1837.[3] A post office was established at Providence in 1880, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1908.[4]

Geography[edit]

Providence is located at 39°29′27″N 86°10′36″W / 39.49083°N 86.17667°W / 39.49083; -86.17667.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 272. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...platted on October 31, 1837, and was first called Union Village... 
  4. ^ "Johnson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 November 2014.