Sandusky, Indiana

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Sandusky
Sandusky is located in Indiana
Sandusky
Sandusky
Sandusky is located in the United States
Sandusky
Sandusky
Coordinates: 39°25′10″N 85°28′41″W / 39.41944°N 85.47806°W / 39.41944; -85.47806Coordinates: 39°25′10″N 85°28′41″W / 39.41944°N 85.47806°W / 39.41944; -85.47806
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDecatur
TownshipClinton
Elevation948 ft (289 m)
ZIP code
47240
FIPS code18-67896[2]
GNIS feature ID443005

Sandusky is an unincorporated community in Clinton Township, Decatur County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Sandusky was laid out 1882 along the railroad that was built through it.[3] It was likely named after Sandusky, Ohio.[4] A post office was established at Sandusky in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[5]

Geography[edit]

Sandusky is located at 39°25′10″N 85°28′41″W / 39.41944°N 85.47806°W / 39.41944; -85.47806.

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. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 139.
  4. ^ 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. The name probably comes from the city...in Ohio.
  5. ^ "Decatur County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014.