Piattsville, Indiana

Piattsville is an unincorporated community in Parke County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[1]


A post office was established at Piattsville in 1856, and remained in operation until 1862.[2] According to Ronald L. Baker, the community bears the name of settler or family of settlers.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Piattsville, Indiana
  2. "Parke County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  3. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 262. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Piatt also was a local family name.

Coordinates: 39°42′16″N 87°07′33″W / 39.70444°N 87.12583°W / 39.70444; -87.12583

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