Anoka, Indiana

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Anoka
Unincorporated community
Cass County's location in Indiana
Cass County's location in Indiana
Anoka is located in Cass County, Indiana
Anoka
Anoka
Location in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°43′19″N 86°16′57″W / 40.72194°N 86.28250°W / 40.72194; -86.28250Coordinates: 40°43′19″N 86°16′57″W / 40.72194°N 86.28250°W / 40.72194; -86.28250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Township Washington
Elevation 709 ft (216 m)
ZIP code 46947
FIPS code 18-01738[1]
GNIS feature ID 430184[2]

Anoka is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Cass County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Anoka in 1856, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[3][4] One source speculates the name Anoka might be of Sioux origin.[5]

Geography[edit]

Anoka is located at 40°43′19″N 86°16′57″W / 40.72194°N 86.28250°W / 40.72194; -86.28250.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Anoka, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 713. 
  4. ^ "Cass County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 51. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...the name probably comes from a Sioux adverb meaning "on both sides".