Paynesville, Indiana

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Paynesville
—  Town  —
Paynesville is located in Indiana
Paynesville
Coordinates: 38°37′16″N 85°29′36″W / 38.62111°N 85.49333°W / 38.62111; -85.49333Coordinates: 38°37′16″N 85°29′36″W / 38.62111°N 85.49333°W / 38.62111; -85.49333
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyJefferson
TownshipSaluda
Elevation[1]764 ft (233 m)
ZIP code47243
FIPS code18-58518[2]
GNIS feature ID440949
 
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Paynesville
—  Town  —
Paynesville is located in Indiana
Paynesville
Coordinates: 38°37′16″N 85°29′36″W / 38.62111°N 85.49333°W / 38.62111; -85.49333Coordinates: 38°37′16″N 85°29′36″W / 38.62111°N 85.49333°W / 38.62111; -85.49333
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyJefferson
TownshipSaluda
Elevation[1]764 ft (233 m)
ZIP code47243
FIPS code18-58518[2]
GNIS feature ID440949

Paynesville is an unincorporated town in Saluda Township, Jefferson County, Indiana.

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Geography

Paynesville is located at 38°37′16″N 85°29′36″W / 38.62111°N 85.49333°W / 38.62111; -85.49333.

History

Paynesville was hit by a tornado on March 2, 2012. One person died.[3] Three fatalities occurred about a mile away in Chelsea, IN.[3]

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References

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b Grace Schneider. The Courier-Journal. (March 4, 2012). "Indiana couple died as they lived, side by side". Courier Journal. http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20120303/NEWS02/303030045?odyssey=mod%7Cmostcom. Retrieved 2012-03-06. "His home was flattened and first responders found his body beneath the rubble of his residence, which was blown down a hillside, Jackson, the coroner, said."