Coal Creek, Indiana facts for kids
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Coal Creek, Indiana
Fountain County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||633 ft (193 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||432703|
Coal Creek is an unincorporated community in Wabash Township, Fountain County, Indiana, originally established as "Headley's Mills." According to Records of the U.S. Post Office Department, the name was changed by postmaster Samuel I. Snoddy to "Snoddy's Mills" on 24 October 1864, then changed again by postmaster John D. Orahood to "Coal Creek" on 11 July 1888.
The namesake body of water Coal Creek was so named from deposits of coal along its banks.
Coal Creek is located at 40°02′11″N 87°22′50″W / 40.03639°N 87.38056°W.
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