Wilbur, Indiana

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Wilbur, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Wilbur's old schoolhouse
Wilbur's old schoolhouse
Wilbur is located in Indiana
Wilbur
Wilbur
Wilbur is located in the US
Wilbur
Wilbur
Coordinates: 39°30′58″N 86°29′19″W / 39.51611°N 86.48861°W / 39.51611; -86.48861Coordinates: 39°30′58″N 86°29′19″W / 39.51611°N 86.48861°W / 39.51611; -86.48861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Morgan
Township Gregg
Elevation[1] 856 ft (261 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46157
FIPS code 18-84176[2]
GNIS feature ID 446010

Wilbur is an unincorporated community in Gregg Township, Morgan County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Wilbur was founded in the 1830s.[4] A post office was established at Wilbur in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[5]

The Wilbur School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[6]

Geography[edit]

Wilbur is located at 39°30′58″N 86°29′19″W / 39.51611°N 86.48861°W / 39.51611; -86.48861.

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. ^ "Wilbur, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-05-26. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 348. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was founded in the 1830s. 
  5. ^ "Morgan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved May 26, 2017. 
  6. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.