Ramsey, Indiana

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Ramsey
Unincorporated community
Ramsey, Indiana.jpg
Harrison County's location in Indiana
Harrison County's location in Indiana
Ramsey is located in Harrison County, Indiana
Ramsey
Ramsey
Ramsey's location in Harrison County
Coordinates: 38°19′25″N 86°09′17″W / 38.32361°N 86.15472°W / 38.32361; -86.15472Coordinates: 38°19′25″N 86°09′17″W / 38.32361°N 86.15472°W / 38.32361; -86.15472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Harrison
Township Jackson
Elevation[1] 705 ft (215 m)
ZIP code 47166
FIPS code 18-62892[2]
GNIS feature ID 441756

Ramsey is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Harrison County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

It is the location of North Harrison High School.

History[edit]

Platted on March 14, 1883, Ramsey was originally known as Jackson City.[3] It was laid out by Howard Ramsey alongside the Louisville, Evansville and St. Louis Railroad (now known as Norfolk Southern Railway).

The Ramsey post office was established in 1884.[4]

Geography[edit]

Ramsey is located at 38°19′25″N 86°09′17″W / 38.32361°N 86.15472°W / 38.32361; -86.15472.

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. ^ Roose, William H. (1911). Indiana's Birthplace: A History of Harrison County, Indiana. Tribune Company, Printers. p. 71. 
  4. ^ "Harrison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 September 2014.