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The population of Goshen is approximately 26,000 (2000), 31719 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,523 (1990), 11344 (2010).

The amount of land area in Goshen is 29.318 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.539 sq kilometers.
The distance from Goshen to Washington DC is 518 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 125 miles. (as the crow flies)
Goshen is positioned 41.57 degrees north of the equator and 85.83 degrees west of the prime meridian.

The city tree is the Maple.
The Goshen median home price is $104,300 (2000).

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Goshen location: not far from South Bend and Elkhart. Here is a map page for Goshen.

Goshen is about 120 west of Chicago, 30 miles southeast of South Bend and 170 miles from Detroit, Michigan

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Climate & Weather

Goshen average annual rainfall is 42.8 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 24.5 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 73.0 degrees F.
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Goshen history:

First discovered by Sieur de La Salle around 1680, the area began to be settled by the French after he had explored and made peace with the local Miami Indians. The English came into power here during the French and Indian War. A number of years later, the city was permanently settled.

Goshen is probably named for an early settler who came from Goshen, New York. The name was officially given in 1831, the same time is was named the county seat for Elkhart County.
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Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds

Amish in Northern Indiana

Amish Country.org

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