Stanford, Indiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Stanford, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Van Buren Township Hall
Van Buren Township Hall
Stanford is located in Indiana
Stanford
Stanford
Stanford is located in the US
Stanford
Stanford
Coordinates: 39°05′23″N 86°40′00″W / 39.08972°N 86.66667°W / 39.08972; -86.66667Coordinates: 39°05′23″N 86°40′00″W / 39.08972°N 86.66667°W / 39.08972; -86.66667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Van Buren
Elevation[1] 761 ft (232 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47463
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18-72584[2]
GNIS feature ID 444059

Stanford is an unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, Monroe County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Stanford was platted in 1838.[4] The first store was started in Stanford in 1839.[5] A post office has been in operation at Stanford since 1839.[6]

Geography[edit]

Stanford is located at 39°05′23″N 86°40′00″W / 39.08972°N 86.66667°W / 39.08972; -86.66667.

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. ^ "Stanford, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-06-21. 
  4. ^ History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 436. 
  5. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 510. 
  6. ^ "Monroe County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 September 2015.