Stacer, Indiana

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Stacer, Indiana
Stacer is located in Indiana
Stacer
Stacer
Stacer is located in the United States
Stacer
Stacer
Coordinates: 38°08′54″N 87°33′56″W / 38.14833°N 87.56556°W / 38.14833; -87.56556Coordinates: 38°08′54″N 87°33′56″W / 38.14833°N 87.56556°W / 38.14833; -87.56556
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyVanderburgh
TownshipScott
Elevation453 ft (138 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
47710
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID444041

Stacer is an unincorporated community in Scott Township, Vanderburgh County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

An old variant name of the community was called Nash Depot.[3]

A post office was established under the name Nash Depot in 1854, and operated until it was discontinued in 1875. Another post office opened under the name Stacer in 1892, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1920.[4] The community was named for Frederick Stacer, an early settler.[5]

Geography[edit]

Stacer is located at 38°08′54″N 87°33′56″W / 38.14833°N 87.56556°W / 38.14833; -87.56556.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  2. ^ "Stacer, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  3. ^ "USGS detail on Stacer - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2016-07-22.
  4. ^ "Vanderburgh County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
  5. ^ Exploring Indiana Highways: Trip Trivia. Exploring America's Highway. 2007. p. 234. ISBN 978-0-9744358-3-1.