Reiffsburg, Indiana

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Reiffsburg
Unincorporated community
Former Methodist church
Former Methodist church
Reiffsburg is located in Wells County, Indiana
Reiffsburg
Reiffsburg
Coordinates: 40°39′21″N 85°09′07″W / 40.65583°N 85.15194°W / 40.65583; -85.15194Coordinates: 40°39′21″N 85°09′07″W / 40.65583°N 85.15194°W / 40.65583; -85.15194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wells
Township Harrison
Elevation[1] 850 ft (260 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46714
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-63738[2]
GNIS feature ID 449715

Reiffsburg is an unincorporated community in Harrison Township, Wells County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Reiffsburg was named after John Reiff, who platted the community.[4]

A post office was established at Reiffsburg in 1854, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[5]

Geography[edit]

Reiffsburg is located at 40°39′21″N 85°09′07″W / 40.65583°N 85.15194°W / 40.65583; -85.15194.

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. ^ "Reiffsburg, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-07. 
  4. ^ "Profile for Reiffsburg, IN". ePodunk. Retrieved July 7, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Wells County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 7, 2016.