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Landess, Indiana
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Indiana
County Grant
Townships Washington, Van Buren
Area
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 188
 • Density 135/sq mi (52.1/km2)
ZIP code 46991
FIPS code 18-41994
GNIS feature ID 437602

Landess is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Washington and Van Buren townships, Grant County, Indiana, in the United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 188.

History

Landess was founded in 1882 by William Landess. A post office was established at Landess in 1884, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1996.

Geography

Landess is located in northeastern Grant County, 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Marion, the county seat, and 3 miles (5 km) west of Van Buren. Interstate 69 forms the southeastern edge of the Landess CDP, but there is no access to the highway at this point. The closest interchanges are Exit 264 (Indiana State Road 18), 4 miles (6 km) to the south, and Exit 273 (State Road 5), 7 miles (11 km) to the northeast.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Landess CDP has an area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), all of it land.

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