Unionport, Indiana

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Unionport, Indiana
Unionport is located in Indiana
Unionport
Unionport
Unionport is located in the United States
Unionport
Unionport
Coordinates: 40°07′15″N 85°05′47″W / 40.12083°N 85.09639°W / 40.12083; -85.09639Coordinates: 40°07′15″N 85°05′47″W / 40.12083°N 85.09639°W / 40.12083; -85.09639
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyRandolph
TownshipUnion
Elevation1,086 ft (331 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47340
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID445137

Unionport is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Randolph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Unionport was platted in 1837.[3] The community took its name from Union Township.[4] A post office was established at Unionport in 1878, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[5]

Geography[edit]

Unionport is located at 40°07′15″N 85°05′47″W / 40.12083°N 85.09639°W / 40.12083; -85.09639.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-03-05.
  2. ^ "Unionport, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 330. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted on March 30, 1837...
  4. ^ Tucker, E. (1882). History of Randolph County, Indiana: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers : to which are Appended Maps of Its Several Townships. A.L. Klingman. p. 50.
  5. ^ "Randolph County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2015.