Cuba, Indiana

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Cuba
Unincorporated community
Cuba is located in Indiana
Cuba
Cuba
Coordinates: 41°11′08″N 84°56′19″W / 41.18556°N 84.93861°W / 41.18556; -84.93861Coordinates: 41°11′08″N 84°56′19″W / 41.18556°N 84.93861°W / 41.18556; -84.93861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Allen County
Township Springfield
Elevation[1] 781 ft (238 m)

Cuba is an unincorporated community in Springfield Township, Allen County, Indiana. Cuba Mennonite School is located here, as is the Cuba Mennonite Church.

History[edit]

Cuba was platted in 1855.[2] It was named after the island nation of Cuba.[3]

Geography[edit]

Cuba is located at 41°11′08″N 84°56′19″W / 41.18556°N 84.93861°W / 41.18556; -84.93861, on Highway 37, also known as Maysville Road. Cuba Road extends north from Cuba, and Thimler Road extends to the south.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USGS detail on Cuba". Retrieved 2007-11-05. 
  2. ^ Griswold, Bert Joseph; Taylor, Mrs. Samuel R. (1917). The Pictorial History of Fort Wayne, Indiana: A Review of Two Centuries of Occupation of the Region about the Head of the Maumee River. Robert O. Law Company. p. 671. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 107. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...was called Cuba, apparently for the island...