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Merriam, Indiana
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Coordinates: 41°17′14″N 85°26′04″W / 41.28722°N 85.43444°W / 41.28722; -85.43444Coordinates: 41°17′14″N 85°26′04″W / 41.28722°N 85.43444°W / 41.28722; -85.43444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Noble
Township Noble
Elevation
938 ft (286 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46701
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-48510
GNIS feature ID 439026

Merriam is an unincorporated community in Noble Township, Noble County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

A post office was established at Merriam in 1853, and remained in operation until 1907. According to Ronald L. Baker, the name may honor Mason M. Merriam or a member of his family. Mason M. Merriam operated a local store in the 1840s.

Geography

Merriam is located at 41°17′14″N 85°26′04″W / 41.28722°N 85.43444°W / 41.28722; -85.43444.

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