Yankeetown, Indiana

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Yankeetown, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Yankeetown, Indiana.jpg
Yankeetown is located in Indiana
Yankeetown is located in the US
Coordinates: 37°55′03″N 87°17′52″W / 37.91750°N 87.29778°W / 37.91750; -87.29778Coordinates: 37°55′03″N 87°17′52″W / 37.91750°N 87.29778°W / 37.91750; -87.29778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Warrick
Township Anderson
Elevation[1] 449 ft (137 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47630
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18-85760[2]
GNIS feature ID 446363

Yankeetown is an unincorporated community in Anderson Township, Warrick County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]


A post office was established at Yankeetown in 1853, and remained in operation until 1911.[4] The community was officially laid out in 1858, and was so named for the fact the first settlers were Yankees.[5]


Yankeetown is located at 37°55′03″N 87°17′52″W / 37.91750°N 87.29778°W / 37.91750; -87.29778.


  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. ^ "Yankeetown, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-07-09. 
  4. ^ "Warrick County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  5. ^ Fortune, William (1881). Warrick and Its Prominent People: A History of Warrick County, Indiana from the Time of Its Organization and Settlement. Courier Company. p. 38.