Lyonsville, Indiana

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Lyonsville, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Lyonsville is located in Indiana
Lyonsville
Lyonsville
Lyonsville is located in the US
Lyonsville
Lyonsville
Coordinates: 39°39′09″N 85°03′14″W / 39.65250°N 85.05389°W / 39.65250; -85.05389Coordinates: 39°39′09″N 85°03′14″W / 39.65250°N 85.05389°W / 39.65250; -85.05389
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fayette
Township Jennings
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
ZIP code 47331
FIPS code 18-45522[1]
GNIS feature ID 438443[2]

Lyonsville is an unincorporated community in Jennings Township, Fayette County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Lyonsville was originally called Lyons Station. It was renamed Lyonsville in 1916, in order to avoid confusion with Lyons in Greene County.[3]

Abraham Lyons was a pioneer settler in Jennings Township.[4]

Geography[edit]

Lyonsville is located at 39°39′09″N 85°03′14″W / 39.65250°N 85.05389°W / 39.65250; -85.05389.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Lyonsville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ Barrows, Frederic Irving (1917). History of Fayette County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Bowen, B. F. p. 255. 
  4. ^ History of Fayette County, Indiana: Containing a History of the Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches, Industries, Etc. Warner, Beers and Company. 1885. p. 187.