Whitesville, Indiana

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Whitesville
Unincorporated community
Whitesville is located in Montgomery County, Indiana
Whitesville
Whitesville
Location in Montgomery County
Coordinates: 39°57′55″N 86°50′01″W / 39.96528°N 86.83361°W / 39.96528; -86.83361Coordinates: 39°57′55″N 86°50′01″W / 39.96528°N 86.83361°W / 39.96528; -86.83361
Country United States
State Indiana
County Montgomery
Township Union
Elevation[1] 869 ft (265 m)
ZIP code 47968
FIPS code 18-84032[2]
GNIS feature ID 445979

Whitesville is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Montgomery County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Whitesville in 1852, and remained in operation until 1919.[3] Joseph S. White served as an early postmaster.[4]

Geography[edit]

Whitesville is located at 39°57′55″N 86°50′01″W / 39.96528°N 86.83361°W / 39.96528; -86.83361.

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. ^ "Montgomery County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 347. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Joseph S. White was the first postmaster...