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This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Indian Cove. When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope that we'll discover more information in the future. Such is the case with Indian Cove.

Unfortunately, we didn't note our source when we found mention of Indian Cove, so we are uncertain whether Indian Cove is a community, a post office or a post office located in a community and having the same name. While we don't have its location, we believe that Indian Cove would be found somewhere in New Haven County, Connecticut.

This entry could have originated in error. It might be that a source had a misprint, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. Many of the documents we reference are from the 1800s and the early 1900s, with some easier to read than others.

Part of the difficulty in identifying whether a name is a post office or a community lies with how Post Offices were named. We've prepared an article with our understanding of how post offices were named: Naming of Post Offices.

Communities Also Named Indian Cove ...

We found seven communities that share the name Indian Cove.

Within Connecticut, the name Indian Cove is unique.

Beyond Connecticut, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these seven communities, six are located in the United States and four are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Delaware community of Indian Cove [Sussex County].
    • Georgia
      • Worth County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Indian Cove [Worth County].
    • Idaho
      • Owyhee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Indian Cove [Owyhee County].
    • Nevada
      • Lincoln County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Indian Cove [Lincoln County].
    • New York
      • Cayuga County
      • Please visit our profile page for the New York community of Indian Cove [Cayuga County].
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • Please visit our profile page for the Newfoundland and Labrador community of Indian Cove.
    • North Carolina
      • Henderson County
      • Please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Indian Cove [Henderson County].

More Orphans in  New Haven County ...

Can you help?

As we explained above, when we encounter a name that might be a community or a post office we add it to our Gazetteer. If we have little information to go with the name, we call them Orphans. Below are Orphans that we believe to be located in New Haven County.

Allerton FarmsHanover
AmityHigh Rock Grove
Bethany CenterHitchcock Lake
Branford Center 
Branford PointKilby
Bristol Terrace 
BungayMadison Center
Burwells BeachMain Street
Cedar HillNorth End
CentrevilleNorthford Station
Cheshire Station 
Cheshire VillageOxford Center
Circle Beach 
 Point Beach
DamascusPomperang Valley
Derby JunctionPond Point
Derby NeckProspect Beach
Derby - Shelton 
East River BeachSunrise Hill
Ettadore Park 
Far View BeachTyler City
Fort Trumbull Beach 
 Wallingford Center
Garden CityWest Lakes
Good HillWest Meriden
Goodsell PointWheeler Farms
Governor's HillWoodmont
Granite Bay 
Great HarborYale New Haven
Guilford CenterYale

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Indian Cove could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.


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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Feb 2024