Clare, Indiana

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Clare, Indiana
Clare is located in Indiana
Clare
Clare
Clare is located in the United States
Clare
Clare
Coordinates: 40°05′54″N 85°57′56″W / 40.09833°N 85.96556°W / 40.09833; -85.96556
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHamilton
TownshipNoblesville
Elevation
791 ft (241 m)
ZIP code
46060
FIPS code18-12754[1]
GNIS feature ID447639[2]

Clare is a small unincorporated community in White River Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.

History[edit]

The first settlement at Clare was made in about 1830.[3] A post office was established at Clare in 1878, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[4]

Geography[edit]

Clare is located at 40°05′54″N 85°57′56″W / 40.09833°N 85.96556°W / 40.09833; -85.96556Coordinates: 40°05′54″N 85°57′56″W / 40.09833°N 85.96556°W / 40.09833; -85.96556 on the eastern bank of the White River directly across from the town of Riverwood. Clare Avenue, the town's single street, runs immediately parallel to State Road 37. The town is generally considered to stretch from 211th Street to 216th Street, in the narrow strip of land between State Road 37 and the White River.

On the north end of Clare, along the White River, is The Riverbend Campground.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Clare, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 95. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was settled around 1830...
  4. ^ "Hamilton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014.