Makin is an unincorporated community in Warren Township, Huntington County, Indiana.
History [ edit ]
Makin was never properly laid out or
platted. A post office was established at Makin in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902. [3 ] Abraham S. Makin served as an early postmaster. [4 ] [5 ]
Geography [ edit ]
Makin is located at
. 40°57′57″N 85°35′08″W / 40.96583°N 85.58556°W
References [ edit ]
^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved . 2008-01-31
^ "Makin, Indiana". . Geographic Names Information System United States Geological Survey . Retrieved . 2009-10-17
^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). . The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 159. History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests
^ "Huntington County". Jim Forte Postal History . Retrieved . 18 October 2014
^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). . Indiana University Press. p. 208. From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Abraham S. Makin was the first postmaster.