Wrights Corner, Indiana

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Wrights Corner
Unincorporated community
Wrights Corner is located in Dearborn County, Indiana
Wrights Corner
Wrights Corner
Coordinates: 39°08′08″N 84°57′26″W / 39.13556°N 84.95722°W / 39.13556; -84.95722Coordinates: 39°08′08″N 84°57′26″W / 39.13556°N 84.95722°W / 39.13556; -84.95722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dearborn
Township Manchester
Elevation[1] 906 ft (276 m)
ZIP code 47022
FIPS code 18-85670[2]
GNIS feature ID 449749

Wrights Corner is an unincorporated community in Manchester Township, Dearborn County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Wrights Corner in 1853, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[3] Wrights Corner was named for Washington Wright, who kept a store and served as the postmaster.[4]

Geography[edit]

Wrights Corner is located at 39°08′08″N 84°57′26″W / 39.13556°N 84.95722°W / 39.13556; -84.95722.

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. ^ "Dearborn County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  4. ^ History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana. F. E. Weakley. 1885. p. 555.