Liber, Indiana

Liber is an unincorporated community in Wayne Township, Jay County, Indiana.

Liber, Indiana
Liber is located in Indiana
Liber
Liber
Liber is located in the United States
Liber
Liber
Coordinates: 40°24′29″N 84°58′10″W / 40.40806°N 84.96944°W / 40.40806; -84.96944Coordinates: 40°24′29″N 84°58′10″W / 40.40806°N 84.96944°W / 40.40806; -84.96944
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyJay
TownshipWayne
Named forLiber College
Elevation
928 ft (283 m)
ZIP code
47371
FIPS code18-43182[1]
GNIS feature ID437813[2]

HistoryEdit

Liber was founded in 1853 and named from the presence of Liber College.[3] A post office was established at Liber in 1872, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[4]

GeographyEdit

Liber is located at 40°24′29″N 84°58′10″W / 40.40806°N 84.96944°W / 40.40806; -84.96944.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Liber, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 197. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...platted on April 30, 1853, and named for Liber College, which was located here...
  4. ^ "Jay County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2014.