Zenas, Indiana

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Zenas
Unincorporated community
Zenas is located in Indiana
Zenas
Zenas
Zenas is located in the US
Zenas
Zenas
Coordinates: 39°07′12″N 85°28′30″W / 39.12000°N 85.47500°W / 39.12000; -85.47500Coordinates: 39°07′12″N 85°28′30″W / 39.12000°N 85.47500°W / 39.12000; -85.47500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jennings
Township Columbia
Elevation[1] 787 ft (240 m)
ZIP code 47223
FIPS code 18-86354[2]
GNIS feature ID 446431

Zenas is an unincorporated community in Columbia Township, Jennings County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Zenas was platted in 1837, and was likely named after a figure in the Epistle to Titus.[3] A post office was established at Zenas in 1839, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1911.[4]

Geography[edit]

Zenas is located at 39°07′12″N 85°28′30″W / 39.12000°N 85.47500°W / 39.12000; -85.47500.

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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Jennings Co. Historical Society (1999). Jennings Co., Indiana - Pictorial. Turner Publishing Company. p. 58. 
  4. ^ "Jennings County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 November 2014.