Vigo County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||512 ft (156 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||812, 930|
|GNIS feature ID||443933|
It is part of the Terre Haute metropolitan area.
A post office was established at Spelterville in 1920, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1934. The community was named after the mineral spelter, which was once manufactured in the town.
Spelterville is located atat an elevation of 512 feet.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-14.
- "Spelterville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
- "Vigo County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 14, 2016.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 308. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...named for spelter (zinc), once manufactured here.
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