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Tyner
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Marshall
Township Polk
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
ZIP code 46572
FIPS code 18-77030
GNIS feature ID 449740

Tyner is an unincorporated community in Polk Township, Marshall County, Indiana. Originally named Tyner City, it is named after Thomas Tyner. He died in 1880, and is buried in the town's cemetery.

History

Tyner was originally called Tyner city, and under the latter name was platted in 1855. It was named for one of its founders, Thomas Tyner. The post office was called Tyner City from 1856 until 1894, when it was renamed Tyner.

Geography

Tyner is located at 41°24′35″N 86°24′09″W / 41.40972°N 86.4025°W / 41.40972; -86.4025. Several of the streets of Tyner are named after the main thoroughfares in Cincinnati.


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