Watson, Indiana

Watson is an unincorporated community in Utica Township, Clark County, Indiana.

Watson
Clark County's location in Indiana
Clark County's location in Indiana
Watson is located in Clark County, Indiana
Watson
Watson
Location in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°20′55″N 85°42′00″W / 38.34861°N 85.70000°W / 38.34861; -85.70000Coordinates: 38°20′55″N 85°42′00″W / 38.34861°N 85.70000°W / 38.34861; -85.70000
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyClark
TownshipUtica
Elevation518 ft (158 m)
FIPS code18-81404[2]
GNIS feature ID445551

HistoryEdit

A post office was established at Watson in 1872, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1928.[3] Watson was laid out as a town in 1876.[4]

GeographyEdit

Watson is located at 38°20′55″N 85°42′00″W / 38.34861°N 85.70000°W / 38.34861; -85.70000.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  4. ^ 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. 408.