Homer, Indiana facts for kids
|Elevation||906 ft (276 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||436372|
Homer (also Goddard or Slabtown) is an unincorporated community in central Walker Township, Rush County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. Although Homer is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 46146.
Homer was originally called Slabtown, and under the latter name had its start around 1850 when a sawmill was established at that point.
A post office was established under the name Goddard in 1840 and was discontinued in 1852. Another post office with the name Homer ran from 1854 to 2000.
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