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.
Unincorporated town
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.


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]


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.


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.