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Indiana is located in the Midwestern region of the United States. Admitted to the Union as the 19th state on December 11, 1816, Indiana measures roughly 140 miles in width by 270 miles in length for a total area of approximately 36,417 square miles; 1.5% of this is water. Indiana is the smallest state in the continental United States on the western side of the Appalachian Mountains. The state's climate is a mix of cool winters and warm summers. Droughts can occur in the state, though the average rainfall during the year is about 40 inches. Indiana is one of the most tornado-prone states in the country, with the city of South Bend earning the rank of 14th most tornado-prone city in the country by company VorTek. Despite the high occurrence rate of tornadoes, the state of Indiana is not considered to be part of the infamous Tornado Alley. The state of Indiana is known for having a number of prestigious universities that consistently rank among the best. These include Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame among the most noteworthy. In addition, at the undergraduate level, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has earned top honors for its engineering program.


Nicknames : Hoosier State

Capitol : Indianapolis

Largest City (by population) : Indianapolis

Largest City (by area) : Fort Wayne

Largest County (by population) : Marion County

Total Area (square miles) : 36417

Admitted to Union : December 11, 1816

Time Zone : Eastern, Central

State Flower : Peony

State Tree : Tulip Tree

State Bird : Northern Cardinal

Major Industries : steel, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automobiles

Major Companies : Eli Lilly, Mead Johnson Nutritionals


  • Indiana does not have a law that requires balancing of the state budget. Instead it has a Constitutional ban on the assumption of debt.
  • The term 'Hoosier comes from a derivation of the original frontier greeting of Who's here?
  • The Raggedy Ann doll was created in 1914 by Indianapolis native Marcella Gruelle.
  • The first professional baseball game was played on May 4, 1871 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • Due to its namesake, the city of Santa Claus, Indiana receives over half a million letters at Christmastime.

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Adams County Public Records - Property Records Edit

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Physical Address:
Adams County Assessor 313 West Jefferson St., Suite 230 Decatur, Indiana 46733
Contact: P: 260.724.5301 F: 260.724.5302

Adams County Public Records - Adams County Official Website Edit

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Adams County Commissioners 313 West Jefferson St. Decatur, Indiana 46733
Contact: P: 260.724.5314

Allen County Public Records - Allen County Official Website Edit

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Allen County Commissioners Citizens Square, Suite 410 200 East Berry St. Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
Contact: P: 260.449.7555 F: 260.449.7568 E: commissioner@co.allen.in.us

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Allen County Sheriff 715 South Calhoun St. Room 101 Courthouse Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
Contact: P: 260.449.7535 F: 260.449.7915

Bartholomew County Public Records - Bartholomew County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Bartholomew County Commissioners 440 Third St. Columbus, Indiana 47201
Contact: P: 812.379.1515 F: 812.379.1797

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Bartholomew County Public Records - Sheriff Property Sales Edit

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Bartholomew County Sheriff 543 2nd St. Columbus, Indiana 47201
Contact: P: 812.379.1650 F: 812.379.1651

Benton County Public Records - Benton County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Benton County Commissioners 706 East 5th St. Fowler, Indiana 47944
Contact: P: 765.884.0760

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Benton County Assessor 706 East 5th St. Fowler, Indiana 47944
Contact: P: 765.884.1205 F: 765.884.7024 E: assessor@bentoncounty.in.gov

Blackford County Public Records - Blackford County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Blackford County Commissioners 110 West Washington St. Hartford City, Indiana 47348
Contact: P: 765.348.7230

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Answer 2012-07-20 11:47 GMT

Blackford County Public Records - Naturalization Records Edit

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Physical Address:
Blackford County Recorder 110 West Washington St. Hartford City, Indiana 47348
Contact: P: 765.348.2207

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