Yoder, Indiana

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Yoder
Unincorporated community
Yoder is located in Indiana
Yoder
Yoder
Coordinates: 40°55′52″N 85°10′36″W / 40.93111°N 85.17667°W / 40.93111; -85.17667Coordinates: 40°55′52″N 85°10′36″W / 40.93111°N 85.17667°W / 40.93111; -85.17667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Allen
Township Pleasant
Elevation[1] 810 ft (250 m)

Yoder is an unincorporated community in Pleasant Township, Allen County, Indiana. It was formerly known as Sheldon.[2]

History[edit]

The Yoder post office was established in 1934.[3] Yoder, once called Sheldon, was renamed by the railroad.[4]

Geography[edit]

Yoder is located at 40°55′52″N 85°10′36″W / 40.93111°N 85.17667°W / 40.93111; -85.17667.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USGS detail on Yoder". Retrieved 2007-11-05. 
  2. ^ Andreas, Alfred Theodore (1876). "Allen County". Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Indiana. Chicago: Baskin, Forster & Company. 
  3. ^ "Allen County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Griswold, Bert Joseph; Taylor, Mrs. Samuel R. (1917). The Pictorial History of Fort Wayne, Indiana: A Review of Two Centuries of Occupation of the Region about the Head of the Maumee River. Robert O. Law Company. p. 700.