Saint Bernice, Indiana

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Saint Bernice
Census-designated place
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Saint Bernice is located in Vermillion County, Indiana
Saint Bernice
Saint Bernice
Saint Bernice's location in Vermillion County
Coordinates: 39°42′33″N 87°31′17″W / 39.70917°N 87.52139°W / 39.70917; -87.52139Coordinates: 39°42′33″N 87°31′17″W / 39.70917°N 87.52139°W / 39.70917; -87.52139
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vermillion County
Township Helt Township
Elevation[1] 182 m (597 ft)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47842
GNIS feature ID 442503

Saint Bernice is an unincorporated census-designated place in Helt Township, Vermillion County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] It had a population of 646 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office has been in operation at Saint Bernice since 1867.[3] The plat was filed in 1905.[4] The origin of the name Saint Bernice is obscure.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Saint Bernice, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-08-19. 
  3. ^ "Vermillion County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 289. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...platted as Saint Bernice on August 18, 1905. 
  5. ^ Vermillion County Historical Society (Vermillion County, Ind.) (1990). Vermillion County, Indiana History and Families. Turner Publishing Company. p. 67. ISBN 978-0-938021-34-6.