Manson, Indiana

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Manson
Manson is located in Clinton County, Indiana
Manson
Manson
Coordinates: 40°14′24″N 86°35′25″W / 40.24000°N 86.59028°W / 40.24000; -86.59028Coordinates: 40°14′24″N 86°35′25″W / 40.24000°N 86.59028°W / 40.24000; -86.59028
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyClinton
TownshipPerry
Founded1874
Named forMahlon Manson
Elevation
860 ft (260 m)
ZIP code
46041
FIPS code18-46494[1]
GNIS feature ID438535[2]

Manson is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Clinton County, Indiana. The town is named for Mahlon Dickerson Manson, a general in the American Civil War and Lieutenant Governor of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Manson was laid out June 30, 1874, by Lucinda Clark, David Clark and Rebecca Clark; the New Lights had a small church in Manson in the early 20th century.[4]

Geography[edit]

Manson is located at 40°14′24″N 86°35′25″W / 40.24000°N 86.59028°W / 40.24000; -86.59028.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Manson, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ Claybaugh, Joseph (1913). History of Clinton County, Indianap. Indianapolis: A. W. Bowen & Company. p. 32.
  4. ^ Claybaugh, Joseph (1913). "Perry Township". History of Clinton County, Indiana. Indianapolis: A. W. Bowen & Company.