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The population of Mecca is approximately 356 (2006), 335 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 156 (2000), 124 (2010).

The amount of land area in Mecca is 1.041 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mecca is 0.40 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mecca to Washington DC is 587 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 67 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mecca is positioned 39.72 degrees north of the equator and 87.33 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Mecca elevation is 512 feet above sea level.
Mecca per capita income is $12,094 (2000).
Mecca median income is $31,700 (2005).

The Mecca median home price is $42,400 (2005).

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Mecca location: in west-central Indiana about 18 miles from Terre Haute and about 82 miles from Indianapolis. Other nearby communities include Montezuma, Fairview Park, Clinton, Rockville, Rosedale, Bloomingdale, Universal and Newport.

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The weather in Mecca is moderate. Here is a current weather page for Mecca.
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Mecca history:

Jeptha van Vickler was the founder of Mecca in 1835. He built a water-power saw mill which was also the first industry in the town. In 1895, William E. Dee, from Chicago, began a sewer pipe factory here that was a great contributor to the economy of the area.
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