Yorkville, Indiana

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Yorkville
Unincorporated community
Yorkville is located in Dearborn County, Indiana
Yorkville
Yorkville
Coordinates: 39°12′16″N 84°58′03″W / 39.20444°N 84.96750°W / 39.20444; -84.96750Coordinates: 39°12′16″N 84°58′03″W / 39.20444°N 84.96750°W / 39.20444; -84.96750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dearborn
Township York
Elevation[1] 932 ft (284 m)
ZIP code 47022
FIPS code 18-86102[2]
GNIS feature ID 446407

Yorkville is an unincorporated community in York Township, Dearborn County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Yorkville was laid out in 1841.[3] It took its name from York Township.[4]

Yorkville contained a post office between 1845 and 1955.[5]

Geography[edit]

Yorkville is located at 39°12′16″N 84°58′03″W / 39.20444°N 84.96750°W / 39.20444; -84.96750.

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. ^ Shaw, Archibald (1915). History of Dearborn County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Indianapolis: B. F. Bowen and Company, Inc. p. 229. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 356. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "The name is for York Township..." 
  5. ^ "Dearborn County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 August 2014.