Fenns, Indiana

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Fenns, Indiana
Fenns is located in Indiana
Fenns
Fenns
Fenns is located in the United States
Fenns
Fenns
Coordinates: 39°27′27″N 85°47′52″W / 39.45750°N 85.79778°W / 39.45750; -85.79778Coordinates: 39°27′27″N 85°47′52″W / 39.45750°N 85.79778°W / 39.45750; -85.79778
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
TownshipShelby
Elevation741 ft (226 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46176
GNIS feature ID434448

Fenns is an unincorporated community in Shelby Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Fenns once was a station and shipping point on the Pennsylvania Railroad.[3]

A post office was established at Fenns in 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.[4]

Geography[edit]

Fenns is located at 39°27′27″N 85°47′52″W / 39.45750°N 85.79778°W / 39.45750; -85.79778.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Fenns, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 30, 2017.
  3. ^ Chadwick, Edward H. (1909). Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. B.F. Bowen. p. 95.
  4. ^ "Shelby County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved December 31, 2016.