Blue River, Indiana

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Blue River, Indiana
Washington County's location in Indiana
Washington County's location in Indiana
Blue River is located in Washington County, Indiana
Blue River
Blue River
Location of Blue River in Washington County
Coordinates: 38°31′48″N 85°56′22″W / 38.53000°N 85.93944°W / 38.53000; -85.93944Coordinates: 38°31′48″N 85°56′22″W / 38.53000°N 85.93944°W / 38.53000; -85.93944
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyWashington
TownshipPolk
Elevation758 ft (231 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47165
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID431237

Blue River is an unincorporated community in Polk Township, Washington County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Blue River in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[3]

Geography[edit]

Blue River is located at 38°31′48″N 85°56′22″W / 38.53000°N 85.93944°W / 38.53000; -85.93944.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2016-06-29.
  2. ^ "Blue River, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  3. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 7, 2016.