Gwynneville, Indiana

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Gwynneville
Unincorporated community
Gwynneville is located in Indiana
Gwynneville
Gwynneville
Gwynneville is located in the US
Gwynneville
Gwynneville
Coordinates: 39°39′39″N 85°38′53″W / 39.66083°N 85.64806°W / 39.66083; -85.64806Coordinates: 39°39′39″N 85°38′53″W / 39.66083°N 85.64806°W / 39.66083; -85.64806
Country United States
State Indiana
County Shelby
Township Hanover
Elevation[1] 909 ft (277 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46144
FIPS code 18-30294[2]
GNIS feature ID 435569

Gwynneville is an unincorporated community in Hanover Township, Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Gwynneville was platted in 1881, and named after O'Brien Gynne, a local businessman and landowner.[4] A post office opened at Gwynneville in 1881.[5] Gwynneville had its own high school until the school was discontinued around 1918.[6]

Geography[edit]

Gwynneville is located at 39°39′39″N 85°38′53″W / 39.66083°N 85.64806°W / 39.66083; -85.64806.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-06. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Gwynneville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  4. ^ Chadwick, Edward H. (1909). Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. B.F. Bowen. p. 272. 
  5. ^ "Shelby County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 December 2015. 
  6. ^ Shelby County, Indiana History & Families. Turner Publishing Company. 1992. p. 57. ISBN 978-1-56311-078-8.