Saint Bernice, Indiana

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Saint Bernice, Indiana
Census-designated place
Location of St. Bernice in Vermillion County, Indiana.
Location of St. Bernice in Vermillion County, Indiana.
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
Township Helt
Elevation[1] 577 ft (176 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47842
Area code(s) 765
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]

Geography[edit]

Saint Bernice is located at 39°42′33″N 87°31′17″W / 39.70917°N 87.52139°W / 39.70917; -87.52139.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

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. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.