Toronto, Indiana

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Toronto, Indiana
Ghost town
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Toronto is located in Vermillion County, Indiana
Toronto
Toronto
Toronto's location in Vermillion County
Coordinates: 39°46′54″N 87°29′44″W / 39.78167°N 87.49556°W / 39.78167; -87.49556Coordinates: 39°46′54″N 87°29′44″W / 39.78167°N 87.49556°W / 39.78167; -87.49556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vermillion
Township Helt
Elevation[1] 636 ft (194 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47847
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 452163

Toronto is an extinct town in Helt Township, Vermillion County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The site is near the Illinois and Indiana border.

A few buildings in the community exist, and it is still cited by the USGS.[2]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Toronto in 1838, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1912.[3]

Geography[edit]

Toronto is located at 39°46′54″N 87°29′44″W / 39.78167°N 87.49556°W / 39.78167; -87.49556.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  2. ^ "Toronto, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  3. ^ "Vermillion County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 October 2015.