Indiana Board of Geographic Names

Chaired by Megan Compton and Robert Wilkinson


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.