East Mount Carmel, Indiana facts for kids

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East Mount Carmel, Indiana
Unincorporated community
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Country United States
State Indiana
County Gibson
Township White River
Elevation 390 ft (120 m)
ZIP code 47665
FIPS code 18-19918
GNIS feature ID 433922

East Mount Carmel is a small unincorporated community near the southwestern corner of White River Township in Gibson County, Indiana. The community is home to around 50 people.

History

East Mount Carmel was founded in ca. 1885. It lies east of Mount Carmel, Illinois, hence the name.

The post office which East Mount Carmel once contained was called Fetters due to the similarity of the village's name to Carmel, Indiana. The Fetters post office operated from 1897 until 1907.

Geography

East Mount Carmel is located at 38°23′36″N 87°44′41″W / 38.39333°N 87.74472°W / 38.39333; -87.74472, immediately across the Wabash River from Mount Carmel, Illinois. The Patoka River meets the Wabash just north of the community, and the Gibson Generating Station is nearby to the south.


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