Old Milan, Indiana

Old Milan
Unincorporated community
Old Milan
Old Milan
Coordinates: 39°08′47″N 85°07′57″W / 39.14639°N 85.13250°W / 39.14639; -85.13250Coordinates: 39°08′47″N 85°07′57″W / 39.14639°N 85.13250°W / 39.14639; -85.13250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Township Franklin
Elevation[1] 974 ft (297 m)
ZIP code 47031
FIPS code 18-56322[2]
GNIS feature ID 440578

Old Milan is an unincorporated community in Franklin Township, Ripley County, Indiana.


Old Milan was originally called Milan, and under the latter name was founded in 1836.[3] Construction of the railroad bypassed Old Milan, and most of the town moved to "new" Milan in 1854.[4]


Old Milan is located at 39°08′47″N 85°07′57″W / 39.14639°N 85.13250°W / 39.14639; -85.13250.


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. Soil Survey of ... U.S. Department of Agriculture. 1923. p. 2.
  4. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 250. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. With the coming of the railroad in 1854, the population moved a mile south to the present town of Milan.

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