South Washington, Indiana

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South Washington
Unincorporated community
South Washington is located in Indiana
South Washington
South Washington
South Washington is located in the US
South Washington
South Washington
Coordinates: 38°38′05″N 87°10′43″W / 38.63472°N 87.17861°W / 38.63472; -87.17861Coordinates: 38°38′05″N 87°10′43″W / 38.63472°N 87.17861°W / 38.63472; -87.17861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Daviess
Township Washington
Elevation[1] 482 ft (147 m)
ZIP code 47501
FIPS code 18-71576[2]
GNIS feature ID 443867

South Washington is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Daviess County, Indiana.

History[edit]

South Washington was laid out in 1874 as a mining town.[3] It is south of Washington, hence the name.[4]

Geography[edit]

South Washington is located at 38°38′05″N 87°10′43″W / 38.63472°N 87.17861°W / 38.63472; -87.17861.

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. ^ History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1886. p. 707. 
  4. ^ 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. ...south of Washington, for which it was named.