Reddington, Indiana

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Reddington
Unincorporated community
Reddington is located in Indiana
Reddington
Reddington
Reddington is located in the US
Reddington
Reddington
Coordinates: 39°01′57″N 85°49′58″W / 39.03250°N 85.83278°W / 39.03250; -85.83278Coordinates: 39°01′57″N 85°49′58″W / 39.03250°N 85.83278°W / 39.03250; -85.83278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jackson
Township Redding
Elevation[1] 640 ft (200 m)
ZIP code 47274
FIPS code 18-63432[2]
GNIS feature ID 441830

Reddington is an unincorporated community in Redding Township, Jackson County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Reddington was laid out in 1837.[3] It took its name from Redding Township.[4] A post office was established at Reddington in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[5]

Geography[edit]

Reddington is located at 39°01′57″N 85°49′58″W / 39.03250°N 85.83278°W / 39.03250; -85.83278.

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. ^ "Jackson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 277. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for Redding Township, in which it is located. 
  5. ^ History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Unigraphic. 1886. p. 437.