Smedley, Indiana

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Smedley, Indiana
Smedley, Indiana.jpg
Washington County's location in Indiana
Washington County's location in Indiana
Smedley is located in Washington County, Indiana
Smedley
Smedley
Location of Smedley in Washington County
Coordinates: 38°37′59″N 86°12′57″W / 38.63306°N 86.21583°W / 38.63306; -86.21583Coordinates: 38°37′59″N 86°12′57″W / 38.63306°N 86.21583°W / 38.63306; -86.21583
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyWashington
TownshipVernon
Elevation879 ft (268 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47108
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID443654

Smedley is an unincorporated community in Vernon Township, Washington County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Smedley was named for its first postmaster, Morgan Smedley. The post office was established there in 1849, soon after the railroad was built through that territory.[3]

Geography[edit]

Smedley is located at 38°37′59″N 86°12′57″W / 38.63306°N 86.21583°W / 38.63306; -86.21583.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Smedley, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  3. ^ Stevens, Warder William & Davis, Lulie (1916). Centennial History of Washington County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. McDowell Publications. p. 539.