Riddle, Indiana

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Riddle
Unincorporated community
Riddle is located in Crawford County, Indiana
Riddle
Riddle
Coordinates: 38°15′02″N 86°25′50″W / 38.25056°N 86.43056°W / 38.25056; -86.43056Coordinates: 38°15′02″N 86°25′50″W / 38.25056°N 86.43056°W / 38.25056; -86.43056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Crawford
Township Ohio
Elevation[1] 758 ft (231 m)
ZIP code 47118
FIPS code 18-64332[2]
GNIS feature ID 441984

Riddle is an unincorporated community in Ohio Township, Crawford County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Riddle in 1892, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1951.[3] It was named for Colonel Riddle.[4]

Geography[edit]

Riddle is located at 38°15′02″N 86°25′50″W / 38.25056°N 86.43056°W / 38.25056; -86.43056.

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. ^ "Crawford County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  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. ...named for Civil War veteran Colonel Riddle...