West Middleton, Indiana

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West Middleton
unincorporated community
West Middleton is located in Indiana
West Middleton
West Middleton
West Middleton is located in the US
West Middleton
West Middleton
Coordinates: 40°26′22″N 86°12′58″W / 40.43944°N 86.21611°W / 40.43944; -86.21611Coordinates: 40°26′22″N 86°12′58″W / 40.43944°N 86.21611°W / 40.43944; -86.21611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Howard
Township Harrison
Elevation[1] 827 ft (252 m)
Population (2006)
 • Total 250
ZIP code 46995
FIPS code 18-83042[2]
GNIS feature ID 445790

West Middleton is an unincorporated community between Russiaville and Kokomo in western Howard County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Kokomo, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

West Middleton's old school's nickname was the Broncos.[3]

History[edit]

West Middleton was laid out in 1873 by William Middleton, and named for him.[4][5][6]

Geography[edit]

West Middleton is located at 40°26′22″N 86°12′58″W / 40.43944°N 86.21611°W / 40.43944; -86.21611 (40.439444, -86.216111) on County Road 250 South Road (Alto Road).

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. ^ http://access.newspaperarchive.com/kokomo-tribune/1946-10-30/page-11?tag=west+middleton+broncos&rtserp=tags/?pc=15127&psi=38&pci=7&pep=west-middleton-broncos&psb=dateasc
  4. ^ "Time Line of Howard County, 1844-". Kokomo-Howard County Public Library. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Howard County's Townships and Their Early Settlements and Towns". Kokomo-Howard County Public Library. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "A Look Back as We Move Forward". The Kokomo Tribune. March 28, 1999. p. 58. Retrieved August 16, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read