Walnut, Indiana

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Walnut
Unincorporated community
Walnut is located in Indiana
Walnut
Walnut
Walnut is located in the US
Walnut
Walnut
Coordinates: 41°10′34″N 86°12′43″W / 41.17611°N 86.21194°W / 41.17611; -86.21194Coordinates: 41°10′34″N 86°12′43″W / 41.17611°N 86.21194°W / 41.17611; -86.21194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Marshall
Township Walnut
Elevation[1] 850 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46501
FIPS code 18-79802[2]
GNIS feature ID 445403

Walnut is an unincorporated community in Walnut Township, Marshall County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Walnut was originally called Fredericksburg, and under the latter name was laid out and platted in 1866. When the railroad was built through the settlement in 1868, it was renamed Walnut, after Walnut Township.[3] A post office was established as Walnut in 1869, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[4]

Geography[edit]

Walnut is located at 41°10′34″N 86°12′43″W / 41.17611°N 86.21194°W / 41.17611; -86.21194.

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. ^ McDonald, Daniel (1908). A Twentieth Century History of Marshall County, Indiana, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 129. 
  4. ^ "Marshall County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 January 2015.