Summit, DeKalb County, Indiana

Summit is an unincorporated community in Smithfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana.

Summit
Summit
Summit
Coordinates: 41°30′47″N 85°01′34″W
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDeKalb
TownshipSmithfield
Elevation1,001 ft (305 m)
ZIP code
46705
FIPS code18-74080[2]
GNIS feature ID444393

History

A post office was established at Summit in 1871, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1908.[3] Summit was named for its lofty elevation.[4]

Geography

Summit is located at 41°30′47″N 85°01′34″W.

References

  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. "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  4. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 316. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...so named because the site is the highest elevation along a road here.


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