Rocklane, Indiana

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Rocklane, Indiana
Rocklane is located in Indiana
Rocklane
Rocklane
Rocklane is located in the United States
Rocklane
Rocklane
Coordinates: 39°36′35″N 86°00′45″W / 39.60972°N 86.01250°W / 39.60972; -86.01250Coordinates: 39°36′35″N 86°00′45″W / 39.60972°N 86.01250°W / 39.60972; -86.01250
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyJohnson
TownshipClark
Elevation814 ft (248 m)
ZIP code
46143
FIPS code18-65466[2]
GNIS feature ID442221

Rocklane is an unincorporated community in Clark Township, Johnson County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Rocklane in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[3] The name Rocklane might indicate that their soil is rocky.[4]

Geography[edit]

Rocklane is located at 39°36′35″N 86°00′45″W / 39.60972°N 86.01250°W / 39.60972; -86.01250.

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. ^ "Johnson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 November 2014.
  4. ^ 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. Locally it is thought that the present name is for the rocky soil here.