Hanna, Indiana

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Hanna, Indiana
Location in LaPorte County, Indiana
Location in LaPorte County, Indiana
Hanna is located in Indiana
Location in LaPorte County, Indiana
Hanna is located in the United States
Hanna (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°24′43″N 86°46′48″W / 41.41194°N 86.78000°W / 41.41194; -86.78000Coordinates: 41°24′43″N 86°46′48″W / 41.41194°N 86.78000°W / 41.41194; -86.78000
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.98 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Land0.98 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
709 ft (216 m)
 • Total463
 • Density473/sq mi (182.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code18-31180[1]
GNIS feature ID435685[2]

Hanna is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Hanna Township, LaPorte County, Indiana, United States. It had a population of 463 at the 2010 census.[3]


Hanna was laid out in 1858.[4][5] It was named for an Indiana judge with the surname Hanna.[6]


Hanna is located in southern LaPorte County at 41°24′43″N 86°46′48″W / 41.41194°N 86.78000°W / 41.41194; -86.78000, in the western part of Hanna Township. U.S. Route 30 (Lincoln Highway) passes through the north side of the community, leading west 16 miles (26 km) to Valparaiso and east 25 miles (40 km) to Plymouth.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Hanna CDP has an area of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), all of it recorded as land.[7]


Hanna has a public library, a branch of the La Porte County Public Library.


Historical population
Census Pop.
US Decennial Census[8]


  1. ^ "US Census website". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 January 2008.
  2. ^ "Hanna, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 17 October 2009.
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1, Hanna CDP, Indiana". American FactFinder. US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 13 February 2020. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  4. ^ History of La Porte County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages, and Townships. C. C. Chapman & Co. 1880. p. 710.
  5. ^ Packard, Jasper (1876). History of La Porte County, Indiana, and Its Townships, Towns and Cities. S. E. Taylor, printers. p. 188.
  6. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 157. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for Judge Hanna of Fort Wayne, who was involved in bringing the railroad here.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer Files: 2019: Places: Indiana". US Census Bureau Geography Division. Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved 4 June 2016.