Adams County's location in Indiana
Location in Adams County
|Coordinates: 40°36′24″N 84°57′12″W / 40.60667°N 84.95333°WCoordinates: 40°36′24″N 84°57′12″W / 40.60667°N 84.95333°W|
|Elevation||853 ft (260 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||432377|
A post office was established at Ceylon in 1884, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1895. Ceylon was likely named after the British colony of Ceylon.
Ceylon is located at 40°36′24″N 84°57′12″W / 40.60667°N 84.95333°W.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Ceylon, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
- "Adams County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 August 2014.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 92. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...apparently for the island in the Indian Ocean...