Metea, Indiana

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Metea
Unincorporated community
Cass County's location in Indiana
Cass County's location in Indiana
Metea is located in Cass County, Indiana
Metea
Metea
Location in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°52′09″N 86°18′34″W / 40.86917°N 86.30944°W / 40.86917; -86.30944Coordinates: 40°52′09″N 86°18′34″W / 40.86917°N 86.30944°W / 40.86917; -86.30944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Township Bethlehem
Elevation 781 ft (238 m)
ZIP code 46947
GNIS feature ID 439048[1]

Metea is an unincorporated community in Bethlehem Township, Cass County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Metea was originally known as New Hamilton, and under the latter name laid out in 1853. It was later renamed Metea, the name of an Indian chief.[2]

Geography[edit]

Metea is located at 40°52′09″N 86°18′34″W / 40.86917°N 86.30944°W / 40.86917; -86.30944. Indiana State Road 25 passes northeast through town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metea, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  2. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 483.