Smyrna, Decatur County, Indiana

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Smyrna
Smyrna is located in Indiana
Smyrna
Smyrna
Smyrna is located in the United States
Smyrna
Smyrna
Coordinates: 39°15′50″N 85°22′38″W / 39.26389°N 85.37722°W / 39.26389; -85.37722Coordinates: 39°15′50″N 85°22′38″W / 39.26389°N 85.37722°W / 39.26389; -85.37722
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDecatur
TownshipSalt Creek
Elevation965 ft (294 m)
ZIP code
47240
FIPS code18-70362[2]
GNIS feature ID443715

Smyrna is an unincorporated community in Salt Creek Township, Decatur County, Indiana.

History[edit]

The first post office at Smyrna was established in 1846.[3] It was named after the ancient city of Smyrna.[4]

Geography[edit]

Smyrna is located at 39°15′50″N 85°22′38″W / 39.26389°N 85.37722°W / 39.26389; -85.37722.

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. ^ "Decatur County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  4. ^ 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. ...comes from the seaport in Asia Minor...