Lockport, Indiana facts for kids

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Lockport
Unincorporated community
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Carroll County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Township Adams
Elevation 587 ft (179 m)
ZIP code 47926
FIPS code 18-44550
GNIS feature ID 438202

Lockport is an unincorporated community in Adams Township, Carroll County, Indiana. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A post office was established at Lockport in 1838, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904. The birth of the town, and its name, are related to the set of lock gates that one would have encountered on the Wabash and Erie Canal.

Geography

Lockport is located at 40°41′57″N 86°34′25″W / 40.69917°N 86.57361°W / 40.69917; -86.57361, less than half a mile northwest of the Wabash River. Burnetts Creek flows along the east side of town.


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