Etna, Indiana

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Etna
Unincorporated community
Whitley County's location in Indiana
Whitley County's location in Indiana
Etna is located in Whitley County, Indiana
Etna
Etna
Location of Etna in Whitley County
Coordinates: 41°16′25″N 85°34′25″W / 41.27361°N 85.57361°W / 41.27361; -85.57361Coordinates: 41°16′25″N 85°34′25″W / 41.27361°N 85.57361°W / 41.27361; -85.57361
Country United States
State Indiana
County Whitley
Township Etna-Troy
Elevation[1] 932 ft (284 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46764
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-21484[2]
GNIS feature ID 434242

Etna is an unincorporated community in Etna-Troy Township, Whitley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Etna was platted in 1849, and named after Etna, Ohio, the native home of a first settler.[4] A post office was established at Etna in 1851, and was discontinued in that same year.[5]

Geography[edit]

Etna is located at 41°16′25″N 85°34′25″W / 41.27361°N 85.57361°W / 41.27361; -85.57361.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-05. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Etna, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ Kaler, Samuel P.; Maring, Richard H. (1907). History of Whitley County, Indiana. B. F. Bowen & Company. p. 244. 
  5. ^ "Whitley County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 July 2016.