Ridgeport, Indiana

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Ridgeport, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Ridgeport is located in Indiana
Ridgeport
Ridgeport
Ridgeport is located in the US
Ridgeport
Ridgeport
Coordinates: 39°02′44″N 86°48′13″W / 39.04556°N 86.80361°W / 39.04556; -86.80361Coordinates: 39°02′44″N 86°48′13″W / 39.04556°N 86.80361°W / 39.04556; -86.80361
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyGreene
TownshipCenter
Elevation[1]758 ft (231 m)
ZIP code47424
FIPS code18-64368[2]
GNIS feature ID446730

Ridgeport is an unincorporated community in Center Township, Greene County, Indiana.

Ridgeport was named for the ridge upon which the community is situated.[3]

In the early minutes of the film The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972), a furniture shop's billboard can be seen mentioning Ridgeport.[4]

Geography[edit]

Ridgeport is located at 39°02′44″N 86°48′13″W / 39.04556°N 86.80361°W / 39.04556; -86.80361.

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. ^ 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 village was named for its location on a ridge.
  4. ^ http://imdb.com/title/tt0068528