Meszlen is a village in Vas county, Hungary, located 15 kilometers northeast of Szombathely. Neighboring villages are Acsád, Csepreg, Tömörd, Vasasszonyfa, Salköveskút.The place is inhabited from ancient times.The village belonged to the servants of the Bishop of Győr. There was a ground fortress in the village neighbor: Világos.
The village has a beautiful church from the Árpád age. It was built in the 13th century, on the basis of architectural style elements. However, the church was mentioned in charter in 1430. In the 15th century the landowner was the Meszlényi family.In the 18th century the Roman Catholic Church took back the church.