Whitcomb, Indiana

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Whitcomb, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Whitcomb is located in Indiana
Whitcomb is located in the US
Coordinates: 39°26′54″N 84°56′13″W / 39.44833°N 84.93694°W / 39.44833; -84.93694Coordinates: 39°26′54″N 84°56′13″W / 39.44833°N 84.93694°W / 39.44833; -84.93694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Brookville
Elevation[1] 997 ft (304 m)
ZIP code 47012
FIPS code 18-83726[2]
GNIS feature ID 445916

Whitcomb is an unincorporated community in Brookville Township, Franklin County, Indiana.


Whitcomb was originally called Union, and under the latter name was platted in 1816 by Ebenezer Howe.[3] A post office was established at Whitcomb in 1846, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[4]


Whitcomb is located at 39°26′54″N 84°56′13″W / 39.44833°N 84.93694°W / 39.44833; -84.93694.


  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. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 115. 
  4. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 September 2014.