Whitley County

Whitley County (HM7WM)

Location: Columbia City, IN 46725 Whitley County
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N 41° 9.412', W 85° 29.322'

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Organized April 1, 1838

This County was named for Colonel William Whitley, who was born in Virginia, August 17, 1749, and moved to Kentucky in 1775. He built Whitley House, the first brick house West of the Alleghenies, near Sanford, Kentucky.

This adventurous pioneer, Indian fighter, and Colonel in the Kentucky Militia was killed in the Battle of the Thames, Canada October 8, 1813.
HM NumberHM7WM
Year Placed1967
Placed ByWhitley County Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 7:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 626802 N 4557271
Decimal Degrees41.15686667, -85.48870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 9.412', W 85° 29.322'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 9' 24.72" N, 85° 29' 19.32" W
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Area Code(s)260
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-129 W Business 30, Columbia City IN 46725, US
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