Tyner, Indiana

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Tyner
Unincorporated community
Tyner is located in Indiana
Tyner
Tyner
Coordinates: 41°24′35″N 86°24′09″W / 41.40972°N 86.40250°W / 41.40972; -86.40250Coordinates: 41°24′35″N 86°24′09″W / 41.40972°N 86.40250°W / 41.40972; -86.40250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Marshall
Township Polk
Elevation[1] 804 ft (245 m)
ZIP code 46572
FIPS code 18-77030[2]
GNIS feature ID 449740

Tyner is an unincorporated community in Polk Township, Marshall County, Indiana. Originally named Tyner City, it is named after Thomas Tyner. He died in 1880, and is buried in the town's cemetery.

History[edit]

Tyner was originally called Tyner city, and under the latter name was platted in 1855. It was named for one of its founders, Thomas Tyner.[3] The post office was called Tyner City from 1856 until 1894, when it was renamed Tyner.[4]

Geography[edit]

Tyner is located at 41°24′35″N 86°24′09″W / 41.40972°N 86.40250°W / 41.40972; -86.40250. Several of the streets of Tyner are named after the main thoroughfares in Cincinnati.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ History of Indiana: Containing a History of Indiana and Biographical Sketches of Governors and Other Leading Men. Also a Statement of the Growth and Prosperity of Marshall County, Together with a Personal and Family History of Many of Its Citizens. Brant, Fuller. 1890. p. 59. 
  4. ^ "Marshall County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  5. ^ McDonald, Daniel (1908). A Twentieth Century History of Marshall County, Indiana, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 131. 

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