Rossburg, Indiana

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Rossburg
Rossburg is located in Indiana
Rossburg
Rossburg
Rossburg is located in the United States
Rossburg
Rossburg
Coordinates: 39°19′33″N 85°19′34″W / 39.32583°N 85.32611°W / 39.32583; -85.32611Coordinates: 39°19′33″N 85°19′34″W / 39.32583°N 85.32611°W / 39.32583; -85.32611
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDecatur
TownshipSalt Creek
Elevation932 ft (284 m)
ZIP code
47240
FIPS code18-66105[2]
GNIS feature ID442325

Rossburg is an unincorporated community in Salt Creek Township, Decatur County, Indiana, U.S.A.

History[edit]

Rossburg was laid out in 1836.[3] A post office was established at Rossburg in 1838, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1870.[4]

Geography[edit]

Rossburg is located at 39°19′33″N 85°19′34″W / 39.32583°N 85.32611°W / 39.32583; -85.32611.

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. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 143.
  4. ^ "Decatur County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014.