Wadesville, Indiana

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Wadesville, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Skyline of Wadesville, Indiana
Wadesville is located in Indiana
Wadesville is located in the US
Coordinates: 38°6′9″N 87°47′10″W / 38.10250°N 87.78611°W / 38.10250; -87.78611Coordinates: 38°6′9″N 87°47′10″W / 38.10250°N 87.78611°W / 38.10250; -87.78611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Posey
Township Center
Elevation[1] 479 ft (146 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47638
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 445343

Wadesville is an unincorporated community in northern Center Township, Posey County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] It lies along State Road 66 northeast of the city of Mt. Vernon, the county seat of Posey County.[3] Its elevation is 479 feet (146 m).[4] Although Wadesville is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 47638.[5]


Wadesville was laid out in 1852.[6] The community was named for the Wade family of settlers.[7] A post office has been in operation at Wadesville since 1855.[8]



  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Wadesville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-04-01. 
  3. ^ DeLorme. Indiana Atlas & Gazetteer. 3rd ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 60. ISBN 0-89933-319-2.
  4. ^ Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-02-14. Accessed 2008-06-01.
  5. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  6. ^ History of Posey County, Indiana: from the earliest times to the present. Goodspeed Publishing Co. 1886. p. 412. 
  7. ^ Leffel, John C. (1913). History of Posey County, Indiana. Standard Publishing Company. p. 117. 
  8. ^ "Posey County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2015.