Smith Valley, Indiana

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Smith Valley, Indiana
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Smith Valley
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Smith Valley
Coordinates: 39°36′19″N86°11′49″W / 39.60528°N 86.19694°W / 39.60528; -86.19694 Coordinates: 39°36′19″N86°11′49″W / 39.60528°N 86.19694°W / 39.60528; -86.19694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Johnson
Township White River
Elevation
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699 ft (213 m)
ZIP code
46142
FIPS code 18-70290 [2]
GNIS feature ID 449732

Smith Valley is an unincorporated community in White River Township, Johnson County, Indiana.

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History

Smith Valley was named for William K. Smith, a pioneer settler. [3] A post office was established at Smith Valley in 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902. [4]

Geography

Smith Valley is located at 39°36′19″N86°11′49″W / 39.60528°N 86.19694°W / 39.60528; -86.19694 .

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References

  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. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 304. ISBN   978-0-253-32866-3. ...for one of the early settlers, William K. Smith.
  4. "Johnson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 November 2014.