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Silver Hills, Indiana

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NameEdit

Silver Hills shares its name with a set of hills.[2] The hills are known locally as "the knobs" and Silver Hills appears to be a translation of the Native American name.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Silver Hills, Indiana
  2. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 302. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This settlement was named for a nearby range.
  3. ^ History of the Ohio Falls Cities and Their Counties: Precincts of Jefferson County, Ky. General histories of Clark and Floyd counties, Ind. New Albany and Floyd County. Clark County and Jeffersonville. L. A. Williams & Company. 1882. p. 304.

Coordinates: 38°16′57″N 85°50′43″W / 38.28257°N 85.84524°W / 38.28257; -85.84524