Monday, September 16, 2013

Ferdinand, Indiana

Ferdinand, Indiana


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Township - Ferdinand
Area - Total 2.31 sq mi (5.98 km2)
Land - 2.27 sq mi (5.88 km2)
Water - 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation - 538 ft (164 m)
Population (2010) - 2,157
Estimate (2012[3]) 2,159
Time zone - EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code - 47532
Area code - 812

Ferdinand History
Ferdinand was founded in 1840 by Joseph Kundek and named after the Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria as the settlers were mostly German-speaking people from central Europe. At one time Ferdinand was known as the wooden shoe village because many of the early residents wore the wooden shoes of German tradition. At the end of the 19th century, Ferdinand contained a machine works, a brick works, brewery, several taverns, and a dairy aan in 1867, the Monastery of Immaculate Conception was founded in Ferdinand.

Monastery Immaculate Conception

Ferdinand State Forest

5th Street Park
Highways
Interstate 64
Indiana State Road 162
Indiana State Road 264


Ferdinand Branch Library
Ferdinand Historical Walking Tour
Ferdinand Shopping
Ferdinand Schools
Ferdinand Post Office
Ferdinand Lodging

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3 comments:

  1. […] and towns Birdseye Ferdinand Holland Huntingburg […]

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  2. […] corner of the county and again near its intersection with Indiana State Road 162 just south of Ferdinand. Exit 63 is located at this […]

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  3. […] At the county line Indiana State Road 162 intersects Interstate 64 at Exit 63. It passes through Ferdinand just north of the interstate, where it is designated as Main Street. It intersects Indiana State […]

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