Wheeling, Carroll County, Indiana

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Wheeling
Unincorporated community
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Wheeling is located in Carroll County, Indiana
Wheeling
Wheeling
Location in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°33′58″N 86°23′30″W / 40.56611°N 86.39167°W / 40.56611; -86.39167Coordinates: 40°33′58″N 86°23′30″W / 40.56611°N 86.39167°W / 40.56611; -86.39167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Township Carrollton
Elevation[1] 741 ft (226 m)
ZIP code 46929
FIPS code 18-83618[2]
GNIS feature ID 445896

Wheeling is an unincorporated community in Carrollton Township, Carroll County, Indiana. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

In Wheeling there existed a post office from the 1830s until the 1930s, under the name Carroll.[3][4]

Geography[edit]

Wheeling is located at 40°33′58″N 86°23′30″W / 40.56611°N 86.39167°W / 40.56611; -86.39167.

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. ^ "Carroll County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 346. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...was platted in 1837 and first called Carroll, for Carroll County. A post office called Carrol...