Smithland, Indiana

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Smithland, Indiana
Smithland is located in Indiana
Smithland
Smithland
Smithland is located in the United States
Smithland
Smithland
Coordinates: 39°27′37″N 85°50′48″W / 39.46028°N 85.84667°W / 39.46028; -85.84667Coordinates: 39°27′37″N 85°50′48″W / 39.46028°N 85.84667°W / 39.46028; -85.84667
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
TownshipHendricks
Elevation732 ft (223 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46176
GNIS feature ID443707

Smithland is an unincorporated community in Hendricks Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Smithland was platted in 1851 by Hezekiah Smith, and named for him.[3]

A post office was established at Smithland in 1853, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1901.[4]

Geography[edit]

Smithland is located at 39°27′37″N 85°50′48″W / 39.46028°N 85.84667°W / 39.46028; -85.84667.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Smithland, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 30, 2017.
  3. ^ Chadwick, Edward H. (1909). Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. B.F. Bowen. p. 270.
  4. ^ "Shelby County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 December 2015.