'''Usingen''' is a small town in the [[Hochtaunuskreis]] in [[Hessen]], [[Germany]]. Until 1972, this residential and school town was the seat of the former district of Usingen.
an der Usa lies about 35 km north of [[Frankfurt am Main]] and 50 km northeast of [[Wiesbaden ]] in the [[Taunus]], putting it on the edge of the [[Frankfurt Rhein-Main Region]].
The town core is about 300 m above [[sea level]]. The highest elevation in the main town of Usingen is the ''Hohe Berg'' ("High Mountain"), 414 m above sea level.
Usingen borders in the north on the town of [[Butzbach]]
, in the east on the communities of [[Ober-Mörlen]] (both in [[Wetteraukreis]]) and [[Wehrheim]], in the south on the town of [[Neu-Anspach]] and the community of [[Schmitten, Germany|Schmitten]], and in the west on the communities of [[Weilrod]] and [[Grävenwiesbach]].
The town has seven centres named Usingen, Eschbach, Kransberg, Merzhausen, Michelbach, Wernborn and Wilhelmsdorf.