Rockfield, Indiana

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Rockfield
Unincorporated community
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Rockfield is located in Carroll County, Indiana
Rockfield
Rockfield
Location in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°38′28″N 86°34′26″W / 40.64111°N 86.57389°W / 40.64111; -86.57389Coordinates: 40°38′28″N 86°34′26″W / 40.64111°N 86.57389°W / 40.64111; -86.57389
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Township Rock Creek
Elevation[1] 699 ft (213 m)
ZIP code 46923
GNIS feature ID 442217

Rockfield is an unincorporated community in Rock Creek Township, Carroll County, Indiana. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Rockfield was platted in 1856.[2] The Rockfield post office was established in 1857.[3] District School No. 3 was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[4]

Geography[edit]

Rockfield is located at 40°38′28″N 86°34′26″W / 40.64111°N 86.57389°W / 40.64111; -86.57389 in open farm land south of Rock Creek. Indiana State Road 25 and the Norfolk Southern Railway both pass northeast through town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 283. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village, platted on August 11, 1856... 
  3. ^ "Carroll County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.