Saint Bernice, Indiana

Saint Bernice
census-designated place

Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Saint Bernice

Saint Bernice's location in Vermillion County

Coordinates: 39°42′33″N 87°31′17″W / 39.70917°N 87.52139°W / 39.70917; -87.52139Coordinates: 39°42′33″N 87°31′17″W / 39.70917°N 87.52139°W / 39.70917; -87.52139
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vermillion County
Township Helt Township
Elevation[1] 182 m (597 ft)
ZIP code 47842
GNIS feature ID 442503

Saint Bernice is an unincorporated census-designated place in Helt Township, Vermillion County, Indiana, United States.[2] It had a population of 646 at the 2010 census.


A post office has been in operation at Saint Bernice since 1867.[3] The plat was filed in 1905.[4] The origin of the name Saint Bernice is obscure.[5]


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-15.
  2. "Saint Bernice, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  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. 289. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...platted as Saint Bernice on August 18, 1905.
  5. Vermillion County Historical Society (Vermillion County, Ind.) (1990). Vermillion County, Indiana History and Families. Turner Publishing Company. p. 67. ISBN 978-0-938021-34-6.

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