Klaasville, Indiana

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Klaasville
Unincorporated community
Klaasville is located in Indiana
Klaasville
Klaasville
Coordinates: 41°21′21″N 87°31′03″W / 41.35583°N 87.51750°W / 41.35583; -87.51750Coordinates: 41°21′21″N 87°31′03″W / 41.35583°N 87.51750°W / 41.35583; -87.51750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lake
Township Hanover
Elevation 718 ft (219 m)
ZIP code 46303
FIPS code 18-40104[1]
GNIS feature ID 437373[2]

Klaasville is an unincorporated community in Hanover Township, Lake County, Indiana.

A post office was established at Klaasville in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1902.[3] The community was named for the German American Klaas family of pioneer settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

Klaasville is located at 41°21′21″N 87°31′03″W / 41.35583°N 87.51750°W / 41.35583; -87.51750.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Klaasville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Lake County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 186. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for the local Klaas family. An early German settler was H. Klaas...