South Wanatah, Indiana

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South Wanatah, Indiana
South Wanatah is located in Indiana
South Wanatah
South Wanatah
South Wanatah is located in the United States
South Wanatah
South Wanatah
Coordinates: 41°24′21″N 86°53′57″W / 41.40583°N 86.89917°W / 41.40583; -86.89917Coordinates: 41°24′21″N 86°53′57″W / 41.40583°N 86.89917°W / 41.40583; -86.89917
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyLaPorte
TownshipCass
Elevation718 ft (219 m)
ZIP code
46390
FIPS code18-71558[2]
GNIS feature ID443866

South Wanatah is an unincorporated community in Cass Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.

History[edit]

South Wanatah was once called Roselle.[3] Roselle was platted in 1859.[4] It lies south of Wanatah, Indiana, hence the present name.

Geography[edit]

South Wanatah is located at 41°24′21″N 86°53′57″W / 41.40583°N 86.89917°W / 41.40583; -86.89917.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 307. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village, earlier called Roselle...
  4. ^ Packard, Jasper (1876). History of La Porte County, Indiana, and Its Townships, Towns and Cities. S. E. Taylor, printers. p. 179.