Putnamville, Indiana

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Putnamville, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Putnamville is located in Indiana
Putnamville
Putnamville
Putnamville is located in the US
Putnamville
Putnamville
Coordinates: 39°34′27″N 86°51′55″W / 39.57417°N 86.86528°W / 39.57417; -86.86528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Putnam
Township Warren
Elevation[1] 676 ft (206 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46135
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-62406[2]
GNIS feature ID 441673

Putnamville is an unincorporated community in Warren Township, Putnam County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]

History[edit]

Putnamville was laid out in 1830.[4] The community took its name from Putnam County.[5] A post office called Putnamville has been in operation since 1832.[6]

Geography[edit]

Putnamville is located along U.S. Route 40 at the intersection of State Road 243, at 39°34′27″N 86°51′55″W / 39.57417°N 86.86528°W / 39.57417; -86.86528.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Putnamville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-03-20. 
  4. ^ Weik, Jesse William (1910). Weik's History of Putnam County, Indiana. B.F. Bowen. p. 181. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 273. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for the county in which is located. 
  6. ^ "Putnam County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2015.