Moore, Indiana

Moore, Indiana is an unincorporated community in Wilmington Township, DeKalb County, Indiana in the northeastern corner of the state.

Moore
Moore
Moore
Coordinates: 41°23′49″N 84°57′09″W
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDeKalb
TownshipWilmington
Elevation
879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code
46721
FIPS code18-50886[1]
GNIS feature ID439389[2]

An early variant name was Moore's Station.[3] Moore contained a post office from 1875 until 1909, and the post office was called Moore's Station in its early years.[4]

Geography

Moore is located at 41°23′49″N 84°57′09″W.

The community is northeast of Auburn and south of U.S. Route 6 (Grand Army of the Republic Highway).

References

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "Moore, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 226. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. A post office established as Moore's Station...
  4. "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014.


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