Jamestown, Elkhart County, Indiana facts for kids

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Jamestown, Elkhart County,
Indiana
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Township Baugo
Elevation 778 ft (237 m)
ZIP code 46517
FIPS code 18-37710
GNIS feature ID 436932

Jamestown (also known as Jimtown) is an unincorporated community in Baugo Township, Elkhart County, Indiana.

History

Jamestown was officially established as a village in 1835, a few years after eight families formed a settlement at the location, which was near a Potawatomi community. It was named for its founder, James Davis.

Geography

Jamestown is located at Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:mw' not found.. Jamestown is traversed by Baugo Creek, and borders the Saint Joseph river to the north.


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