Benham, Indiana facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Benham
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Brown
Elevation 968 ft (295 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47042
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 430806

Benham is an unincorporated community in Brown Township, Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

An old variant name of the community was Benhams Store. A post office opened under the name Benham Store in 1866, the name was shortened to Benham in 1888, and the post office was discontinued in 1934. John Benham, Jr., served as a first postmaster.

Geography

Benham is located at Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:mw' not found..


Benham, Indiana Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.