Quaker, Indiana

Unincorporated community

Vermillion County's location in Indiana

Quaker's location in Vermillion County

Coordinates: 39°51′48″N 87°31′40″W / 39.86333°N 87.52778°W / 39.86333; -87.52778Coordinates: 39°51′48″N 87°31′40″W / 39.86333°N 87.52778°W / 39.86333; -87.52778
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vermillion County
Township Vermillion Township
Elevation[1] 193 m (633 ft)
ZIP code 47847
GNIS feature ID 441682

Quaker (or Quaker Point) is an unincorporated community in Vermillion Township, Vermillion County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]


The post office at Quaker was established in 1894 and discontinued in 1914.[3] The community was originally built up chiefly by Quakers.[4]


Quaker is located at 39°51′48″N 87°31′40″W / 39.86333°N 87.52778°W / 39.86333; -87.52778.


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  2. "Quaker, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  3. "Vermillion County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 October 2015.
  4. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 274. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...for Quakers who settled here.
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