Shawswick, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Shawswick is located in Indiana
Shawswick is located in the US
Coordinates: 38°53′44″N 86°24′52″W / 38.89556°N 86.41444°W / 38.89556; -86.41444Coordinates: 38°53′44″N 86°24′52″W / 38.89556°N 86.41444°W / 38.89556; -86.41444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Shawswick
Elevation[1] 591 ft (180 m)
ZIP code 47421
FIPS code 18-69095[2]
GNIS feature ID 451447

Shawswick is an unincorporated community in Shawswick Township, Lawrence County, Indiana.


Shawswick contained a post office from 1891 until 1896.[3] The community took its name from Shawswick Township.[4]


Shawswick is located at 38°53′44″N 86°24′52″W / 38.89556°N 86.41444°W / 38.89556; -86.41444.


  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. ^ "Lawrence County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 299. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The name is for the township in which the village is located.