Servia, Indiana

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Servia
Unincorporated community
Servia is located in Indiana
Servia
Servia
Servia is located in the US
Servia
Servia
Coordinates: 40°57′24″N 85°44′26″W / 40.95667°N 85.74056°W / 40.95667; -85.74056Coordinates: 40°57′24″N 85°44′26″W / 40.95667°N 85.74056°W / 40.95667; -85.74056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wabash
Township Chester
Elevation[1] 814 ft (248 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46962
FIPS code 18-68742[2]
GNIS feature ID 443218

Servia is an unincorporated community in Chester Township, Wabash County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

An old variant name of the community was called New Madison.[4] The meaning of the name Servia is obscure.[5]

A post office was established under the name New Madison in 1866, was renamed to Servia in 1883, where it has been operating since.[6]

Geography[edit]

Servia is located at 40°57′24″N 85°44′26″W / 40.95667°N 85.74056°W / 40.95667; -85.74056.

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. ^ "Servia, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-05. 
  4. ^ "USGS detail on Canton - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2016-07-22. 
  5. ^ Indiana Names, v.4. Terre Haute, IN: Indiana State University. 1973. p. 23. 
  6. ^ "Wabash County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 11, 2016.