Tanner, Indiana

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Tanner is an unincorporated community in Center Township, Greene County, Indiana, United States.[1]


Tanner was named for John Riley Tanner, an Illinois politician.[2] A post office was established at Tanner in 1889, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tanner, Indiana
  2. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 320. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...John Riley Tanner, Republican governor of Illinois...
  3. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 September 2014.

Coordinates: 39°01′05″N 86°47′36″W / 39.01806°N 86.79333°W / 39.01806; -86.79333