Kinder, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Kinder is located in Indiana
Coordinates: 39°32′38″N 86°11′50″W / 39.54389°N 86.19722°W / 39.54389; -86.19722Coordinates: 39°32′38″N 86°11′50″W / 39.54389°N 86.19722°W / 39.54389; -86.19722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Johnson
Township White River
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
ZIP code 46106
FIPS code 18-39762[1]
GNIS feature ID 437313[2]

Kinder is an unincorporated community in White River Township, Johnson County, Indiana.


A post office was established at Kinder in 1886, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[3] The community may be named for William Kinder, a pioneer.[4]


Kinder is located at 39°32′38″N 86°11′50″W / 39.54389°N 86.19722°W / 39.54389; -86.19722.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Kinder, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Johnson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 184. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...William Kinder was an early settler.