Bono, Vermillion County, Indiana

Unincorporated community

Vermillion County's location in Indiana

Location in Vermillion County

Coordinates: 39°45′37″N 87°29′38″W / 39.76028°N 87.49389°W / 39.76028; -87.49389Coordinates: 39°45′37″N 87°29′38″W / 39.76028°N 87.49389°W / 39.76028; -87.49389
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vermillion County
Township Helt Township
Elevation[1] 193 m (633 ft)
ZIP code 47847
GNIS feature ID 431326
The Bono Rock, a local historical landmark.

Bono is an unincorporated community in Helt Township, Vermillion County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]


Bono was founded in 1848.[3] The name Bono is said to mean "good".[4]


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-15.
  2. "Bono, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  3. History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana. B.F. Bowen & Cos. 1913. p. 412.
  4. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 71. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...commendatory, meaning "good".

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