Quaker, Indiana

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Quaker
Unincorporated community
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Quaker is located in Vermillion County, Indiana
Quaker
Quaker
Quaker's location in Vermillion County
Coordinates: 39°51′48″N 87°31′40″W / 39.86333°N 87.52778°W / 39.86333; -87.52778Coordinates: 39°51′48″N 87°31′40″W / 39.86333°N 87.52778°W / 39.86333; -87.52778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vermillion
Township Vermillion
Elevation[1] 633 ft (193 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47847
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 441682

Quaker (or Quaker Point) is an unincorporated community in Vermillion Township, Vermillion County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

The post office at Quaker was established in 1894 and discontinued in 1914.[3] The community was originally built up chiefly by Quakers.[4]

Geography[edit]

Quaker is located at 39°51′48″N 87°31′40″W / 39.86333°N 87.52778°W / 39.86333; -87.52778.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  2. ^ "Quaker, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  3. ^ "Vermillion County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 274. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...for Quakers who settled here.