Summit, DeKalb County, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Summit is located in Indiana
Summit is located in the US
Coordinates: 41°30′47″N 85°01′34″W / 41.51306°N 85.02611°W / 41.51306; -85.02611Coordinates: 41°30′47″N 85°01′34″W / 41.51306°N 85.02611°W / 41.51306; -85.02611
Country United States
State Indiana
County DeKalb
Township Smithfield
Elevation[1] 1,001 ft (305 m)
ZIP code 46705
FIPS code 18-74080[2]
GNIS feature ID 444393

Summit is an unincorporated community in Smithfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana.


A post office was established at Summit in 1871, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1908.[3] Summit was named for its lofty elevation.[4]


Summit is located at 41°30′47″N 85°01′34″W / 41.51306°N 85.02611°W / 41.51306; -85.02611.


  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. ^ "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 316. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. named because the site is the highest elevation along a road here.