Yenne, Indiana

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Yenne, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Martin County's location in Indiana
Martin County's location in Indiana
Yenne is located in Martin County, Indiana
Yenne
Yenne
Location in Martin County
Coordinates: 38°32′51″N 86°47′37″W / 38.54750°N 86.79361°W / 38.54750; -86.79361Coordinates: 38°32′51″N 86°47′37″W / 38.54750°N 86.79361°W / 38.54750; -86.79361
Country United States
State Indiana
County Martin
Township Lost River
Elevation[1] 453 ft (138 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47581
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 451649

Yenne is an unincorporated community in Lost River Township, Martin County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Yenne in 1897, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[3] The community was likely named for Samuel P. Yenne, postmaster of nearby Shoals.[4]

Geography[edit]

Yenne is located at 38°32′51″N 86°47′37″W / 38.54750°N 86.79361°W / 38.54750; -86.79361.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Yenne, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-06-26. 
  3. ^ "Martin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  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. Samuel P. Yenne was the postmaster at Shoals...