Hessen Cassel, Indiana

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Hessen Cassel
Unincorporated community
Hessen Cassel is located in Indiana
Hessen Cassel
Hessen Cassel
Coordinates: 40°58′40″N 85°04′45″W / 40.97778°N 85.07917°W / 40.97778; -85.07917Coordinates: 40°58′40″N 85°04′45″W / 40.97778°N 85.07917°W / 40.97778; -85.07917
Country United States
State Indiana
County Allen
Township Marion
Elevation[1] 794 ft (242 m)

Hessen Cassel is an unincorporated community in Marion Township, Allen County, Indiana, named for the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel in Germany.

History[edit]

Hessen Cassel was platted in 1863.[2] Hessen Cassel was originally built up chiefly by Germans.[3]

Geography[edit]

Hessen Cassel is located at 40°58′40″N 85°04′45″W / 40.97778°N 85.07917°W / 40.97778; -85.07917.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USGS detail on Hessen Cassel". Retrieved 2007-11-05. 
  2. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 163. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted in 1863... 
  3. ^ 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. 621.