Prattsburg, Indiana

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


A post office opened at Prattsburg in 1849, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1857.[2] A member of the local Pratt was postmaster, giving the community its name.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Prattsburg, Indiana
  2. "Ripley County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  3. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 271. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. D. Pratt served as the second postmaster.

Coordinates: 39°09′42″N 85°11′17″W / 39.16167°N 85.18806°W / 39.16167; -85.18806

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