Hibernia, Clark County, Indiana

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Hibernia
Clark County's location in Indiana
Clark County's location in Indiana
Hibernia is located in Clark County, Indiana
Hibernia
Hibernia
Location in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°30′07″N 85°31′32″W / 38.50194°N 85.52556°W / 38.50194; -85.52556Coordinates: 38°30′07″N 85°31′32″W / 38.50194°N 85.52556°W / 38.50194; -85.52556
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyClark
TownshipOwen
Elevation
722 ft (220 m)
ZIP code
47111
FIPS code18-33322[1]
GNIS feature ID436086[2]

Hibernia is an unincorporated community in Owen Township, Clark County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Hibernia in 1835, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1868;[3] the community takes its name from Hibernia, a classical name for Ireland.[4]

The community also has a (former) variant name, Solon.[2][3][4]

Geography[edit]

Hibernia is located at 38°30′07″N 85°31′32″W / 38.50194°N 85.52556°W / 38.50194; -85.52556.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "Hibernia, Clark County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ a b "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  4. ^ a b Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 163. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Hibernia, the literary name of Ireland.