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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Fairmount is approximately 3,130 (1990), 2954 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,262 (1990), 1241 (2010).
The amount of land area in Fairmount is 3.411 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fairmount to Washington DC is 485 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 51 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fairmount is positioned 40.41 degrees north of the equator and 85.64 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Fairmount is the hometown of many famous and accomplished individuals including movie star James Dean, "Garfield" comic creator Jim Davis, former television journalist Phil Jones, former director of the National Hurricane Center Robert Sheets, and author Mary Jane Ward.
James Dean Historical Museum and more. Visit the James Dean Memorial Park and Gravesite (Park Cemetery). Also remember to visit the James Dean Memorial Gallery.
Fairmount is known as the culture and literature center of Indiana since it has produced 14 times the national average of persons listed in "Who's Who in America" and has produced three college presidents, authors, scientists, artists, actors, inventors and the founder of the state of Oklahoma.
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