Wilders, Indiana

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Wilders, Indiana
Wilders is located in Indiana
Wilders
Wilders
Wilders is located in the United States
Wilders
Wilders
Coordinates: 41°16′00″N 86°53′46″W / 41.26667°N 86.89611°W / 41.26667; -86.89611Coordinates: 41°16′00″N 86°53′46″W / 41.26667°N 86.89611°W / 41.26667; -86.89611
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyLaPorte
TownshipDewey
Elevation669 ft (204 m)
ZIP code
46348
FIPS code18-84212[2]
GNIS feature ID446022

Wilders is an unincorporated community in Dewey Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Wilders, or Wilder Station, was once located at the junction of two railroads.[3] Wilders contained a post office from 1889 until 1933.[4]

Geography[edit]

Wilders is located at 41°16′00″N 86°53′46″W / 41.26667°N 86.89611°W / 41.26667; -86.89611.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Daniels, E. D. (1904). A twentieth century history and biographical record of La Porte County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Co. p. 112.
  4. ^ "LaPorte County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2014.