Lamb, Indiana

Lamb is an unincorporated community in Craig Township, Switzerland County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

Lamb, Indiana
Lamb is located in Indiana
Lamb
Lamb
Lamb is located in the United States
Lamb
Lamb
Coordinates: 38°41′31″N 85°11′17″W / 38.69194°N 85.18806°W / 38.69194; -85.18806Coordinates: 38°41′31″N 85°11′17″W / 38.69194°N 85.18806°W / 38.69194; -85.18806
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountySwitzerland
TownshipCraig
Elevation482 ft (147 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47043
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID437571

HistoryEdit

An early variant name of the community was called Erin.[3] Erin had its start in 1815.[4] A post office called Lamb was established in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.[5]

GeographyEdit

Lamb is located at 38°41′31″N 85°11′17″W / 38.69194°N 85.18806°W / 38.69194; -85.18806.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-08-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Lamb, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 10, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "USGS detail on Lamb - Variant Citation". Retrieved 2016-08-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Cottman, George Streibe (1916). Indiana Magazine of History. p. 153.
  5. ^ "Switzerland County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)