Scott, Indiana

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Scott
Unincorporated community
Scott is located in Indiana
Scott
Scott
Scott is located in USA
Scott
Scott
Coordinates: 41°44′30″N 85°33′23″W / 41.74167°N 85.55639°W / 41.74167; -85.55639Coordinates: 41°44′30″N 85°33′23″W / 41.74167°N 85.55639°W / 41.74167; -85.55639
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaGrange
Township Van Buren
Elevation[1] 837 ft (255 m)
ZIP code 46565
FIPS code 18-68418[2]
GNIS feature ID 443137

Scott is a small unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, LaGrange County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Scott, originally called Van Buren, was platted in 1833.[3] A post office called Scott opened in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[4]

Geography[edit]

Scott is located at 41°44′30″N 85°33′22″W / 41.74167°N 85.55611°W / 41.74167; -85.55611 on the Pigeon River near the Indiana Toll Road, just about a mile south of the state border with Michigan.

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. ^ Counties of LaGrange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. 1882. p. 183. 
  4. ^ "LaGrange County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 December 2014.