Saint James, Indiana

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Saint James, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Saint James is located in Indiana
Saint James
Saint James
Saint James is located in the US
Saint James
Saint James
Coordinates: 38°10′36″N 87°34′39″W / 38.17667°N 87.57750°W / 38.17667; -87.57750Coordinates: 38°10′36″N 87°34′39″W / 38.17667°N 87.57750°W / 38.17667; -87.57750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Gibson
Township Johnson
Elevation[1] 502 ft (153 m)
ZIP code 47639
FIPS code 18-66816[2]
GNIS feature ID 442547

Saint James is a small hamlet located roughly 1 mile south of Haubstadt, Indiana in Johnson Township, Gibson County, Indiana and 1/4 mile north of Vanderburgh County.

Saint James took its name from St. James Roman Catholic Church.[3] The church is the oldest Catholic congregation in Gibson County.[4]

Geography[edit]

Saint James is located at 38°10′36″N 87°34′39″W / 38.17667°N 87.57750°W / 38.17667; -87.57750.

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. ^ History of Gibson County, Indiana: With Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Jas. T. Tartt & Co. 1884. p. 226. 
  4. ^ Stormont, Gil R. (1914). History of Gibson County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions, with Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families. B.F.Bowen. p. 171.