Wheeling, Gibson County, Indiana
|Elevation||461 ft (141 m)|
Wheeling is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Gibson County, Indiana, United States. The community contains a historic covered bridge over the Patoka River, the Wheeling Bridge, completed in 1877.
Wheeling was originally named Kirksville, and under the latter name was platted in 1856. It was once a thriving agricultural community on the banks of the Patoka River until the railroad bypassed the community and it lost business to nearby towns.
- "Covered bridges of Gibson County". County of Gibson, IN. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
- 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.
This village was platted on July 4, 1856, and first called Kirksville...
- History of Gibson County, Indiana: With Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Jas. T. Tartt & Co. 1884. p. 203.
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