Saint Peter, Indiana

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Saint Peter, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Saint Peter is located in Indiana
Saint Peter
Saint Peter
Saint Peter is located in USA
Saint Peter
Saint Peter
Coordinates: 39°19′18″N 85°01′54″W / 39.32167°N 85.03167°W / 39.32167; -85.03167Coordinates: 39°19′18″N 85°01′54″W / 39.32167°N 85.03167°W / 39.32167; -85.03167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Highland
Elevation[1] 965 ft (294 m)
ZIP code 47012
FIPS code 18-67230[2]
GNIS feature ID 442794

Saint Peter is an unincorporated community in Highland Township, Franklin County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Saint Peter was laid out in 1853.[3] The community was originally built up chiefly by Germans, who established a large Catholic church there.[4] A post office was established at Saint Peter in 1849, and remained in operation until 1906.[5]

Geography[edit]

Saint Peter is located at 39°19′18″N 85°01′54″W / 39.32167°N 85.03167°W / 39.32167; -85.03167.

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. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 154. 
  4. ^ "St. Peter's". Franklin County Historical Society. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 September 2014.