Brunerstown, Indiana
Brunerstown
Brunerstown
Brunerstown
Brunerstown
Coordinates: 39°39′09″N 86°59′54″W / 39.65250°N 86.99833°W / 39.65250; -86.99833Coordinates: 39°39′09″N 86°59′54″W / 39.65250°N 86.99833°W / 39.65250; -86.99833
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyPutnam
TownshipMadison
Elevation814 ft (248 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46135
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID431667

Brunerstown is an unincorporated community in Madison Township, Putnam County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History

Brunerstown was founded in 1837 by Joseph Bruner, and named for him.[3] A post office was established at Brunerstown in 1839, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1859.[4]

Geography

Brunerstown is located at 39°39′09″N 86°59′54″W / 39.65250°N 86.99833°W / 39.65250; -86.99833.

References

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-11-17.
  2. ^ "Brunerstown, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 16, 2017.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 79. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This town was named for Joseph Bruner, who laid it out in 1837.
  4. ^ "Putnam County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2015.