Hesse (Hessen) Gazetteers

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One descriptive gazetteer for the Grand Duchy of Hessen is

Das Grossherzogthum Hessen nach Geschichte, Land, Volk, Staat, und Oertlichkeit

by Dr. Ph. A. F. Walther

published in Darmstadt 1854, Verlag der Hofbuchhandlung von G. Jonghaus

This book is written in German. An extensive historical  section is followed by a listing of all places from highest to lowest jurisdictions. The book includes a place name index in the back.