Makin, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Makin is located in Indiana
Makin is located in the US
Coordinates: 40°57′57″N 85°35′08″W / 40.96583°N 85.58556°W / 40.96583; -85.58556Coordinates: 40°57′57″N 85°35′08″W / 40.96583°N 85.58556°W / 40.96583; -85.58556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Township Warren
Elevation 850 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46750
FIPS code 18-46275[1]
GNIS feature ID 438495[2]

Makin is an unincorporated community in Warren Township, Huntington County, Indiana.


Makin was never properly laid out or platted.[3] A post office was established at Makin in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[4] Abraham S. Makin served as an early postmaster.[5]


Makin is located at 40°57′57″N 85°35′08″W / 40.96583°N 85.58556°W / 40.96583; -85.58556.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Makin, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 159. 
  4. ^ "Huntington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 208. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Abraham S. Makin was the first postmaster.