Vigo, Indiana

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For the Indiana township, see Vigo Township, Knox County, Indiana.
Vigo
Unincorporated community
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Vigo is located in Vigo County, Indiana
Vigo
Vigo
Location in Vigo County, Indiana
Coordinates: 39°17′14″N 87°32′14″W / 39.28722°N 87.53722°W / 39.28722; -87.53722Coordinates: 39°17′14″N 87°32′14″W / 39.28722°N 87.53722°W / 39.28722; -87.53722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vigo
Township Prairie Creek
Elevation[1] 463 ft (141 m)
ZIP code 47802
GNIS feature ID 445288

Vigo, Indiana is a small unincorporated community in Vigo County in the U.S. state of Indiana. Vigo is in Prairie Creek Township, about 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of Terre Haute, the county seat.[2]

Vigo is at an elevation of 463 feet (141 m).[2] It is in the 47802 zip code,[3] the Wabash Valley and the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Vigo in 1844, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "Vigo, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-01-26. 
  3. ^ "Indiana Township Association page for Vigo County". Archived from the original on July 5, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-26. 
  4. ^ "Vigo County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 14, 2016.