Sevastopol, Indiana

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Sevastopol
Unincorporated community
Sevastopol is located in Indiana
Sevastopol
Sevastopol
Sevastopol is located in the US
Sevastopol
Sevastopol
Coordinates: 41°07′45″N 86°01′08″W / 41.12917°N 86.01889°W / 41.12917; -86.01889Coordinates: 41°07′45″N 86°01′08″W / 41.12917°N 86.01889°W / 41.12917; -86.01889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Kosciusko
Township Franklin
Elevation[1] 879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code 46510
FIPS code 18-68760[2]
GNIS feature ID 443221

Sevastopol is an unincorporated community in Franklin Township, Kosciusko County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Sevastopol was platted in 1855.[3] Its name commemorates the Siege of Sevastopol (1854–55).[4] A post office was established at Sevastopol in 1858, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[5]

Geography[edit]

Sevastopol is located in the far southwest corner of the county, five miles from Mentone, seven from Burket, and 15 from Warsaw, the county seat.

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. ^ Biographical and Historical Record of Kosciusko County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1887. p. 731. 
  4. ^ Royse, L. W. (1919). A Standard History of Kosciusko County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 379. 
  5. ^ "Kosciusko County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 November 2014.