The Indiana Board on Geographic Names



To maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the state for use by local, State, and Federal government.

      • Define and govern appropriate procedures for naming and renaming geographic features.
      • Provide recommendations to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names regarding Indiana names for official use.
      • Review proposed name changes and provide response as requested to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names


The Board on Geographic Names meets on an ad hoc basis. For more information, contact…

Jim Sparks

Indiana Geographic Information Officer

Indiana Office of Technology

100 North Senate Ave.

N551 Government Center North

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Office: (317) 234-5889



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