Newville, Indiana

Newville is an unincorporated community in Newville Township, DeKalb County, Indiana.

Newville
Newville
Newville
Coordinates: 41°20′55″N 84°50′42″W
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDeKalb
TownshipNewville
Elevation
820 ft (250 m)
ZIP code
46721
FIPS code18-53766[1]
GNIS feature ID440155[2]

History

Newville was platted in 1837.[3] It took its name from Newville Township.[4] A post office was established at Newville in 1839, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.[5]

Geography

Newville is located at 41°20′55″N 84°50′42″W.

Notable residents

References

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "Newville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. History of DeKalb County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 702.
  4. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 242. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...called Newville for its location in Newville Township.
  5. "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014.


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