Smith Valley, Indiana

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Smith Valley, Indiana
Smith Valley is located in Indiana
Smith Valley
Smith Valley
Smith Valley is located in the US
Smith Valley
Smith Valley
Coordinates: 39°36′19″N 86°11′49″W / 39.60528°N 86.19694°W / 39.60528; -86.19694Coordinates: 39°36′19″N 86°11′49″W / 39.60528°N 86.19694°W / 39.60528; -86.19694
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyJohnson
TownshipWhite River
Elevation699 ft (213 m)
ZIP code
46142
FIPS code18-70290[2]
GNIS feature ID449732

Smith Valley is an unincorporated community in White River Township, Johnson County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Smith Valley was named for William K. Smith, a pioneer settler.[3] A post office was established at Smith Valley in 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[4]

Geography[edit]

Smith Valley is located at 39°36′19″N 86°11′49″W / 39.60528°N 86.19694°W / 39.60528; -86.19694.

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. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 304. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...for one of the early settlers, William K. Smith.
  4. ^ "Johnson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 November 2014.