Virgie, Indiana

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Virgie
Unincorporated community
Virgie is located in Indiana
Virgie
Virgie
Virgie is located in the US
Virgie
Virgie
Coordinates: 41°06′55″N 87°10′48″W / 41.11528°N 87.18000°W / 41.11528; -87.18000Coordinates: 41°06′55″N 87°10′48″W / 41.11528°N 87.18000°W / 41.11528; -87.18000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jasper
Township Union
Elevation[1] 689 ft (210 m)
ZIP code 47943
FIPS code 18-79221[2]
GNIS feature ID 445311

Virgie is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Jasper County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Virgie contained a post office from 1890 until 1913.[3] The community was named for Virgie Warner, a daughter of a local resident.[4]

Geography[edit]

Virgie is located at 41°06′55″N 87°10′48″W / 41.11528°N 87.18000°W / 41.11528; -87.18000.

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. ^ "Jasper County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 335. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. for Virgie Warner, daughter of one of the founders.