South Salem, Indiana

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South Salem, Indiana
South Salem is located in Indiana
South Salem
South Salem
South Salem is located in the United States
South Salem
South Salem
Coordinates: 40°09′04″N 84°50′28″W / 40.15111°N 84.84111°W / 40.15111; -84.84111Coordinates: 40°09′04″N 84°50′28″W / 40.15111°N 84.84111°W / 40.15111; -84.84111
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyRandolph
TownshipWayne
Elevation1,142 ft (348 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47390
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID443845

South Salem is an unincorporated community in Wayne Township, Randolph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

South Salem was platted in 1849.[3] An old variant name of the community was called Pollytown.[4]

Geography[edit]

South Salem is located at 40°09′04″N 84°50′28″W / 40.15111°N 84.84111°W / 40.15111; -84.84111.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-03-05.
  2. ^ "South Salem, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 307. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...was platted on December 25, 1849.
  4. ^ "USGS detail on South Salem - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2017-03-19.