Bullocktown, Indiana

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Bullocktown, Indiana
Bullocktown is located in Indiana
Bullocktown
Bullocktown
Bullocktown is located in the United States
Bullocktown
Bullocktown
Coordinates: 37°58′29″N 87°13′22″W / 37.97472°N 87.22278°W / 37.97472; -87.22278Coordinates: 37°58′29″N 87°13′22″W / 37.97472°N 87.22278°W / 37.97472; -87.22278
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyWarrick
TownshipBoon
Elevation381 ft (116 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
47601
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID431797

Bullocktown is an unincorporated community in Boon Township, Warrick County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

An old variant name of the community was Bullock.[3] A post office was established under the name Bullock in 1892, and remained in operation until 1903.[4] John A. Bullock served as an early postmaster, and gave the community his name.[5]

Geography[edit]

Bullocktown is located at 37°58′29″N 87°13′22″W / 37.97472°N 87.22278°W / 37.97472; -87.22278.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
  2. ^ "Bullocktown, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
  3. ^ "USGS detail on Bullocktown - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2016-09-08.
  4. ^ "Warrick County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 81. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. John A. Bullock was the first postmaster.