The Indiana Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary of the State of Indiana
1850, Third Edition, 440 pages
E. Chamberlain, Indianapolis, Indiana
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The book is organized in two parts:

Part First - General View of the State:

  • Boundaries, Extent and Area
  • Natural Divisions
  • Face and Peculiarities of the country
  • Natural History
  • Lakes and Rivers
  • Public Lands
  • Internal Improvements
  • Agricultural Productions
  • Manufactures and Commerce
  • Climate and Health
  • Education
  • Political Institutions - Civil Divisions
  • Population
  • Religious Denominations
  • Antiquities
  • History
  • State Institutions

Part Second - Topography and Statistics:

This is an extensive 290 page section of the book containing the description of many county, city, villages, places and place names too numerous to list here. The following is a partial list of cities and towns profiled in this part:

Adams County - Allen County - Anderson - Angola - Attica - Auburn - Aurora - Bartholomew County - Bedford - Benton County - Blackford County - Bloomington - Bluffton - Blue River - Boone County - Brookville - Brown County - Brownstown - Brownsville - Cambridge City - Cannelton - Carlisle - Carroll County - Cass County - Centreville - Charlestown - Clark County - Clay County - Clinton County - Columbus - Corydon - Covington - Crawford County - Crawfordsville - Danville - Daviess County - Dearborn County - Dekalb County - Delaware County - Delphi - Driftwood - Dubois County - Dunlapsville - Edinburgh - Eel River - Elkhart County - Evansville - Fayette - Connersville - Flat Rock - Floyd County - Fort Wayne - Fountain County - Frankfort - Franklin County - French Lick - Fulton County - Gibson County - Goshen - Gosport - Grant County - Greene County - Greencastle - Hamilton County - Hancock County - Hanover - Harrison County - Hendricks County - Henry County - Howard County - Huntington County - Indianapolis - Jackson County - Jasper County - Jay County - Jefferson County - Jeffersonville - Johnson County - Knox County - Kosciusko County - Lafayette - LaGrange County - Lake County - LaPorte County - LaPorte - Lawrence County - Lawrenceburgh - Lebanon - Levenworth - Liberty, Union County - Logansport - Madison County - Madison, Jefferson County - Marion County - Marshall County - Martin County - Martinsville - Miami County - Michigan City - Mishawaka - Monroe County - Montgomery County - Monticello - Morgan County - Muncie - New Albany - New Harmony - Noble County - Noblesville - Ohio County - Orange County - Owen County - Parke County - Pendleton - Perry County - Peru - Petersburgh - Pike County - Porter County - Posey County - Princeton - Pulaski County - Randolph County - Richmond - Ripley County - Rising Sun - Rochester, Fulton County - Rockford - Rockport - Rockville - Rush County - Rushville - Scott County - Shelby County - South Bend - Spencer County - Spencer - Starke County - Steuben County - St Joseph County - Sullivan County - Switzerland County - Terre Haute - Thorntown - Tippecanoe County - Tippecanoe River - Tipton County - Union County - Vanderburgh County - Vermillion County - Vernon - Vevay - Vincennes - Wabash River - Wabash County - Warren County - Warrrick County - Washington County - Salem - Wayne County - Wells County - White County - White Water - Whitley County - Winamack

Engravings found throughout:

  • State House, Indianapolis
  • State Bank, Indianapolis
  • Deaf and Dumb Asylum, near Indianapolis
  • Asylum for the Blind, Indianapolis
  • Insane Hospital, near Indianapolis
  • State University, Bloomington
  • Wabash College, Crawfordsville
  • Court House, Connersville
  • Franklin College, Franklin
  • Asbury University, Greencastle
  • Hanover College, Hanover
  • First Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis
  • Wesley Chapel, Indianapolis
  • Hon. O.H. Smith's residence, Indianapolis
  • Branch Bank, Madison
  • Christ Church, Madison
  • Residence of A W Morris, Esq., Indianapolis
  • State Sentinel Building, Indianapolis
  • State Journal Buildings, Indianapolis
  • Masonic Hall, Indianapolis
  • Map of Cannelton, Cannelton
  • Cotton Mill, Cannelton
  • Hon A.T. Ellis's residence, Vincennes
  • Market House, Vincennes
  • Market Street, Vincennes

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