Harrison, Vigo County, Indiana

This article is about the historical community of Harrison, Vigo County, Indiana. For Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana, see Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.
Harrison
Unincorporated town
Indiana
Harrison
Harrison
location in Vigo County, Indiana

Coordinates: 39°31′43″N 87°25′20″W / 39.52861°N 87.42222°W / 39.52861; -87.42222Coordinates: 39°31′43″N 87°25′20″W / 39.52861°N 87.42222°W / 39.52861; -87.42222

Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vigo County
Township Fayette Township
Elevation 140 m (459 ft)
Area code(s) 812
GNIS feature ID 452218[1]

Harrison is an unincorporated town in southeastern Fayette Township, Vigo County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Terre Haute metropolitan area.

History

Harrison was platted August 4, 1837, by Ann Potts, on the west side of the river from Fort Harrison, a military outpost in the region built in 1811 by General William Henry Harrison.[2][3]

Geography

Harrison is located at 39°31′43″N 87°25′20″W / 39.52861°N 87.42222°W / 39.52861; -87.42222 at an elevation of 459 feet.

References

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