Elkinsville, Indiana facts for kids
Brown County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||577 ft (176 m)|
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Elkinsville is an unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, Brown County, Indiana, United States. It was once a thriving farming village, but was evacuated during the construction of nearby Lake Monroe Reservoir by eminent domain in 1964. All that remains of Elkinsville today are some private residences, the Elkinsville Cemetery, and post office. The area is part of Hoosier National Forest.
Elkinsville was founded in the 1850s. It was named for William Elkins, a pioneer settler. A post office was established at Elkinsville in 1860, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1941.
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