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Foraker, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Township Union
Elevation 860 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46526
FIPS code 18-23872
GNIS feature ID 434635

Foraker is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Elkhart County, Indiana.

Geography

The north-central Indiana community of Foraker is located at 41°30′57″N 85°55′27″W / 41.51583°N 85.92417°W / 41.51583; -85.92417. The town spreads south and west from the corner of CR 142 and CR 13.

History

Foraker was founded in 1892 when the Wabash Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for Joseph B. Foraker, the 37th Governor of Ohio.

The Foraker post office was discontinued in 1966.


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