South Martin, Indiana

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South Martin
Unincorporated community
Martin County's location in Indiana
Martin County's location in Indiana
South Martin is located in Martin County, Indiana
South Martin
South Martin
Location in Martin County
Coordinates: 38°32′40″N 86°52′27″W / 38.54444°N 86.87417°W / 38.54444; -86.87417Coordinates: 38°32′40″N 86°52′27″W / 38.54444°N 86.87417°W / 38.54444; -86.87417
Country United States
State Indiana
County Martin
Township Rutherford
Elevation[1] 653 ft (199 m)
ZIP code 47553
FIPS code 18-71385[2]
GNIS feature ID 451485

South Martin is an unincorporated community in Rutherford Township, Martin County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at South Martin in 1861, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[3] South Martin lies in southern Martin County, hence the name.[4]

Geography[edit]

South Martin is located at 38°32′40″N 86°52′27″W / 38.54444°N 86.87417°W / 38.54444; -86.87417.

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. ^ "Martin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 306. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The name is locational, for the village is located in southern part of Martin County.