Yeddo, Indiana

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Yeddo, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Yeddo is located in Fountain County, Indiana
Yeddo
Yeddo
Yeddo's location in Fountain County
Coordinates: 40°00′41″N 87°15′36″W / 40.01139°N 87.26000°W / 40.01139; -87.26000Coordinates: 40°00′41″N 87°15′36″W / 40.01139°N 87.26000°W / 40.01139; -87.26000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Township Millcreek
Elevation[1] 686 ft (209 m)
ZIP code 47952
FIPS code 18-85796[2]
GNIS feature ID 446374

Yeddo is an unincorporated community in Millcreek Township, Fountain County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Yeddo had a post office between 1881 and 1964.[3] Its name commemorates Yeddo, now known as Tokyo.[4]

Geography[edit]

Yeddo is located at 40°00′41″N 87°15′36″W / 40.01139°N 87.26000°W / 40.01139; -87.26000.

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. ^ "Fountain County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 355. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ..was the former name of Tokyo.