Hessen Cassel, Indiana

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Hessen Cassel, Indiana
Hessen Cassel is located in Indiana
Hessen Cassel
Hessen Cassel
Hessen Cassel is located in the United States
Hessen Cassel
Hessen Cassel
Coordinates: 40°58′40″N 85°04′45″W / 40.97778°N 85.07917°W / 40.97778; -85.07917Coordinates: 40°58′40″N 85°04′45″W / 40.97778°N 85.07917°W / 40.97778; -85.07917
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyAllen
TownshipMarion
Elevation794 ft (242 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46816
Area code(s)260
GNIS feature ID436070

Hessen Cassel is an unincorporated community in Marion Township, Allen County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

Hessen Cassel was platted in 1863.[3] Hessen Cassel was originally built up chiefly by Germans,[4] and was named for the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel in Germany.

Geography[edit]

Hessen Cassel is located at 40°58′40″N 85°04′45″W / 40.97778°N 85.07917°W / 40.97778; -85.07917.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Hessen Cassel, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved February 16, 2020.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 163. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted in 1863...
  4. ^ 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. 621.