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|Elevation||801 ft (244 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||442947|
Samaria was originally called Newburg, and under the latter name was platted in 1852. The name was officially changed to Samaria in 1869. The community was named after the ancient city of Samaria.
Samaria is located at.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Branigin, Elba L. (1913). History of Johnson County, Indiana. B. F. Bowen & Company. p. 549.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 293. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...comes from the biblical city.
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