Elwren, Indiana

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Elwren
Unincorporated community
Elwren is located in Indiana
Elwren
Elwren
Coordinates: 39°06′31″N 86°40′11″W / 39.10861°N 86.66972°W / 39.10861; -86.66972Coordinates: 39°06′31″N 86°40′11″W / 39.10861°N 86.66972°W / 39.10861; -86.66972
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Van Buren
Elevation 840 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 47403
FIPS code 18-21088[1]
GNIS feature ID 434146[2]

Elwren is an unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, Monroe County, Indiana. The name is a portmanteau of the names of founding families Ellen, Whaley, Baker, and Breedon.[3]

Geography[edit]

Elwren is located at 39°06′31″N 86°40′11″W / 39.10861°N 86.66972°W / 39.10861; -86.66972.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Elwren, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Temple, Robert D. Edge Effects: The Border-Name Places, (2nd edition, 2009), iUniverse, ISBN 978-0-595-47758-6, page 321.