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Goshen
Elkhart County, Indiana

ZipCodes
46526




Page Contents for Goshen, Indiana

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
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.
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.

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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History & History Related Items

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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Attractions

Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds

Amish in Northern Indiana

Amish Country.org
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Goshen Chamber

Goshen Chamber of Commerce
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Goshen Organizations

Goshen Chamber of Commerce
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Goshen Libraries

Goshen Public Library
601 South 5th St.
Goshen, IN 46526
Phone-219533-9531
Fax-219533-5211
email:

Goshen Schools

Goshen Community Schools
721 East Madison Street
Goshen, Indiana 46528
Phone: 219 533-8631
Fax: 219 533-2505


Bethany Christian School



HIGHER EDUCATION


Davenport College
801 W. Wilkinson Street
Goshen, Indiana
Phone: 219/534-4709
Offers courses in business management & certified software application specialist.


Goshen College
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, Indiana
Phone: 219/535-7000

Goshen College Record Newspaper
Phone: 219 535-7398
E-mail: record@goshen.edu

Goshen Basketball Goshen

Miscellany

The population of Goshen was:
1990 - 23,797
2000 - 26,000

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