Sharptown, Indiana

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Sharptown, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Sharptown is located in Indiana
Sharptown is located in the US
Coordinates: 39°22′01″N 84°52′25″W / 39.36694°N 84.87361°W / 39.36694; -84.87361Coordinates: 39°22′01″N 84°52′25″W / 39.36694°N 84.87361°W / 39.36694; -84.87361
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Whitewater
Elevation[1] 1,010 ft (310 m)
ZIP code 47060
FIPS code 18-69066[2]
GNIS feature ID 443314

Sharptown is an unincorporated community in Whitewater Township, Franklin County, Indiana.


Sharptown (historically called Sharpstown) was originally a post office on the Mt. Carmel and Johnson Fork Turnpike.[3] The post office at Sharptown operated from 1878 until 1906.[4]


Sharptown is located at 39°22′01″N 84°52′25″W / 39.36694°N 84.87361°W / 39.36694; -84.87361.


  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. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 133. 
  4. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 September 2014.