Shannondale, Indiana

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Shannondale, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Shannondale is located in Montgomery County, Indiana
Shannondale
Shannondale
Shannondale, as seen in a map of Montgomery County
Coordinates: 40°03′17″N 86°41′44″W / 40.05472°N 86.69556°W / 40.05472; -86.69556Coordinates: 40°03′17″N 86°41′44″W / 40.05472°N 86.69556°W / 40.05472; -86.69556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Montgomery, Boone
Township Franklin, Jefferson
Elevation[1] 860 ft (262 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46071
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-68994[2]
GNIS feature ID 443286

Shannondale is an unincorporated community in Montgomery and Boone counties, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Shannondale was platted by Isaiah Lame and George Woods in 1851.[4] Nathan Shannon was an early postmaster.[4] A post office was established at Shannondale in 1852, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1909.[5]

Geography[edit]

Shannondale is located at 40°03′17″N 86°41′44″W / 40.05472°N 86.69556°W / 40.05472; -86.69556.

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. ^ "Shannondale, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-06-15. 
  4. ^ a b Beckwith, Hiram Williams; Kennedy, P. S. (1881). History of Montgomery County, Together with Historic Notes on the Wabash Valley. H. H. Hill and N. Iddings. p. 531. 
  5. ^ "Montgomery County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2015.