Yankeetown, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Yankeetown is located in Indiana
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)
ZIP code 47630
FIPS code 18-85760[2]
GNIS feature ID 446363

Yankeetown is an unincorporated community in Anderson Township, Warrick County, Indiana.


A post office was established at Yankeetown in 1853, and remained in operation until 1911.[3] The community was officially laid out in 1858, and was so named for the fact the first settlers were Yankees.[4]


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. ^ "Warrick County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  4. ^ 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.