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Millville is an unincorporated community in Liberty Township, Henry County, Indiana, which is a state in the U.S.

History

Millville was laid out and platted in 1854.[2] It was named from the presence of a nearby mill.[2] A post office was established at Millville in 1855, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1928.[3]

Geography

Millville is located at 39°55′29″N 85°15′07″W / 39.92472°N 85.25194°W / 39.92472; -85.25194, east of New Castle, off State Road 38 and north on Wilbur Wright Road.

Notable people

Millville was the birthplace of Wilbur Wright and is the location of the Wilbur Wright Birthplace and Museum. His brother Orville Wright was born in Dayton, Ohio.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Millville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  2. ^ a b Hazzard, George (1906). Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906. G. Hazzard, author and publisher. p. 943. 
  3. ^ "Henry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Wolfsie, Dick (10 November 2009). Indiana Curiosities: Quirky characters, roadside oddities & other offbeat stuff. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 134. ISBN 978-0-7627-6161-6.