Cuba, Indiana

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Cuba
Cuba is located in Indiana
Cuba
Cuba
Cuba is located in the United States
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
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyAllen County
TownshipSpringfield
Elevation781 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...