Richvalley, Indiana

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Richvalley
Unincorporated community
Richvalley is located in Indiana
Richvalley
Richvalley
Richvalley is located in the US
Richvalley
Richvalley
Coordinates: 40°47′06″N 85°55′13″W / 40.78500°N 85.92028°W / 40.78500; -85.92028Coordinates: 40°47′06″N 85°55′13″W / 40.78500°N 85.92028°W / 40.78500; -85.92028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wabash
Township Noble
Elevation[1] 659 ft (201 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46992
FIPS code 18-64296[2]
GNIS feature ID 449717

Richvalley is an unincorporated community in Noble Township, Wabash County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Richvalley was first settled in 1827.[4] An old variant name of the community was called Keller's Station.[5]

A post office was established at Richvalley in 1861, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1974.[6]

Geography[edit]

Richvalley is located at 40°47′06″N 85°55′13″W / 40.78500°N 85.92028°W / 40.78500; -85.92028.

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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Richvalley, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-11. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 279. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...this community was settled around 1827... 
  5. ^ "USGS detail on Richvalley - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2016-07-22. 
  6. ^ "Wabash County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 11, 2016.