Greens Fork, Indiana

Zip Code: 47345
Population: 422

Greens Fork, Indiana is located in Clay Township in Wayne County. Children in this community attend schools in the Nettle Creek School Corporation.

Greens Fork was originally named "Washington", in honor of George Washington. By 1889, the community came to be called "Green's Fork", for the river that ran on the west side of the town. In 1897, the town council officially adopted the name of Greens Fork.

Attractions

Education

Government Services

For Emergencies: Call 9-1-1

Service Address Phone Number
Greens Fork Fire Department 114 East Pearl Street DIAL 9-1-1
Non-emergency: 765.886.1292
Police Department   DIAL 9-1-1
Non-emergency: 765.886.4282
City Building 12 South Water Street 765.886.1292
Post Office 15 South Main Street 765.886.5341

Elected Officials

Town Council Members Phone
Buddy Strunk, President  
Brenda Moore, Clerk/Treasurer  
Bill Lasher, Street Commissioner  
Cathy Campbell, Police Commissioner  
Clay Township Officials  

Photos

Model T Party of the Century Detail - Roy Rogers & Trigger: "Long Live the Cowboys & Recorded Music" Former Clay Township School Building

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Businesses, Churches & Organizations (Updated in: 2010)

Greens Fork area Churches

Societies, Clubs and Organizations

Business Address Phone
Birthday Chocolates 11 South Main Street 765.886.1359
Clay Township Historical Society Museum & Thrift Shop 19 Pearl Street 765.886.5166
Davis Seed Farms 10184 Ted Davis Road 765.886.5148
Greens Fork Family Diner 17 East Pearl Street 765.886.5762
Greens Fork Farmer's Market/Flea Market State Road 38 765.886.5696
Greens Fork Animal Hospital 8089 State Road 38 765.886.5191
Happy Days Memorabilia, 24 East Pearl Street 765.886.5633
Holliday Customs 11 East Pearl Street 765.886.4849
K-9 Cuts Pet Grooming 125 Est Pearl Street 765.886.5479
Kid's Territory 20 Pearl Street 765.886.5091
Lil' Louie's 10 South Main Street 765.886.6000
Legacy Leather 15 Pearl Street 765.886.4327
Oler Farm Services LLC 16 East Pearl Street 765.886.4444
Ross Performance Marine 6798 State Road 38 765.886.5004
Wilson's Barber Shop 18 East Pearl Street 765.886.5404

History

Town History

Personalities

Clay Township

Clay Township was organized by the county commissioners at the May session of 1831. The first election was ordered held at the home of Thomas Hatfield, in the village of Washington. The following was made by the commissioners: "Ordered by the board at March term, 1834, that the bounds of Clay Township be extended west so as to include the whole sections 21, 28, 33, town 17, range 13."

Boundaries include: north - Perry and Green Townships; east - Green and Center; south - Center and Harrison; west - Harrison and Jefferson. Greatest length is five miles, and width, four and one-half. In 1884, the whole area of the township contained 12, 632.95 acres of land.

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Wayne County, Indiana is home to three universities. Indiana University East, Earlham College, and Ivy Tech State College as well as two seminaries, Earlham School of Religion [Quaker] and Bethany Theological Seminary [Church of the Brethren].