Waterford Mills, Indiana

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Waterford Mills, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Waterford Mills is located in Indiana
Waterford Mills
Waterford Mills
Waterford Mills is located in the US
Waterford Mills
Waterford Mills
Coordinates: 41°32′35″N 85°49′50″W / 41.54306°N 85.83056°W / 41.54306; -85.83056Coordinates: 41°32′35″N 85°49′50″W / 41.54306°N 85.83056°W / 41.54306; -85.83056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Township Elkhart
Elevation[1] 804 ft (245 m)
ZIP code 46526
FIPS code 18-81260[2]
GNIS feature ID 445538

Waterford Mills is an unincorporated community in Elkhart Township, Elkhart County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A gristmill was built on the east side of the Elkhart River in 1833, and the village that grew around it was called Waterford.[3] A post office called Waterford Mills was established in 1853, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[4]

Geography[edit]

Waterford Mills is located at 41°32′35″N 85°49′50″W / 41.54306°N 85.83056°W / 41.54306; -85.83056.

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. ^ History of Elkhart County, Indiana. Chas. C. Chapman Co. 1881. p. 919. 
  4. ^ "Elkhart County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 September 2014.