Sanders, Indiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sanders
Unincorporated community
Former Hays Market store
Former Hays Market store
Sanders is located in Indiana
Sanders
Sanders
Sanders is located in the US
Sanders
Sanders
Coordinates: 39°04′47″N 86°30′48″W / 39.07972°N 86.51333°W / 39.07972; -86.51333Coordinates: 39°04′47″N 86°30′48″W / 39.07972°N 86.51333°W / 39.07972; -86.51333
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Perry
Elevation[1] 741 ft (226 m)
ZIP code 47401
FIPS code 18-67806[2]
GNIS feature ID 442994

Sanders is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Monroe County, Indiana.

Geography[edit]

Sanders is located at 39°04′47″N 86°30′48″W / 39.07972°N 86.51333°W / 39.07972; -86.51333.

History[edit]

Sanders was originally known as Limestone, and under the latter name was platted in 1892.[3] A post office was established under the name Sanders in 1893, and remained in operation until 1912.[4]

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 Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 436. 
  4. ^ "Monroe County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 September 2015.