Elwren, Indiana facts for kids

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Elwren
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Monroe
Township Van Buren
Elevation 840 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 47403
FIPS code 18-21088
GNIS feature ID 434146

Elwren is an unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, Monroe County, Indiana.

History

Founded in 1906, Elwren had its start when the railroad was extended to that point. The name is a portmanteau of the names of founding families Eller, Whaley, Baker, and Breedon. A post office was established at Elwren in 1910, and remained in operation until 1934.

Geography

Elwren is located at 39°06′31″N 86°40′11″W / 39.10861°N 86.66972°W / 39.10861; -86.66972.


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