Brisco

Name:

Brisco

County:

Warren

Zip Code:

47993

Latitude / Longitude:

40°24′40″N 87°21′30″W / 40.41111°N 87.35833°W / 40.41111 -87.35833

Elevation:

679 ft (207 m)

Time Zone:

Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

Comments:

Brisco (or Briscoe) was a small town in Pine Township, Warren County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. It began in the 1850s and gained a one-room school in 1856, which operated until 1929.

Remains:

In 1930 the school building became a general store run for more than 50 years by local resident Jim Marquess.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

Never more than a tiny hamlet, Brisco almost entirely disappeared during the 20th century and now no longer appears on county maps, though the USGS cites it, and a cemetery northeast of town still bears the name.

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