Bartholomew County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||610 ft (190 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||445368|
A post office was established at Walesboro (also spelled historically Wailesborough and Wailesboro) in 1852, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907. The community was named for its founder, John P. Wales.
Walesboro is located at.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Bartholomew County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 337. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...by John P. Wales and named for his family.
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