Effner, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Effner is located in Indiana
Effner is located in the US
Coordinates: 40°46′14″N 87°31′31″W / 40.77056°N 87.52528°W / 40.77056; -87.52528Coordinates: 40°46′14″N 87°31′31″W / 40.77056°N 87.52528°W / 40.77056; -87.52528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Newton
Township Jefferson
Elevation 679 ft (207 m)
ZIP code 47951
FIPS code 18-20566[1]
GNIS feature ID 447634[2]

Effner is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Newton County, Indiana.


Effner was founded ca. 1860.[3] A post office was established at Effner in 1899, but closed shortly thereafter in 1901.[4]


Effner is located at 40°46′14″N 87°31′31″W / 40.77056°N 87.52528°W / 40.77056; -87.52528.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Effner, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 122. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...this village was established about 1860. 
  4. ^ "Newton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 September 2015.