Wadesville, Indiana

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Wadesville, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Wadesville, Indiana is located in Indiana
Wadesville, Indiana
Wadesville, Indiana
Wadesville, Indiana is located in the US
Wadesville, Indiana
Wadesville, Indiana
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)
ZIP code 47638
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 445343

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


Wadesville was laid out in 1852.[5] The community was named for the Wade family of settlers.[6] A post office has been in operation at Wadesville since 1855.[7]



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