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Mecca
Parke County, Indiana

ZipCodes
47860




Page Contents for Mecca, Indiana

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
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).

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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Weather


moderate. Here is a current weather page for Mecca.
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History & History Related Items

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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Mecca City Government

Mecca is located within the Wabash Township in Parke County.

Mecca Chamber

Parke County Chamber of Commerce
105 N. Market Street, Suite A
Rockville, Indiana 47872
Phone: 765-569-5565
Serving all towns in Parke County including Bloomingdale, Tangier, Marshall, Mansfield, Montezuma, Bridgeton and Rosedale

Mecca Organizations

Parke County Chamber of Commerce
105 N. Market Street, Suite A
Rockville, Indiana 47872
Phone: 765-569-5565
Serving all towns in Parke County including Bloomingdale, Tangier, Marshall, Mansfield, Montezuma, Bridgeton and Rosedale Mecca

Miscellany

The population of Mecca was:
1990 - 331
2000 - 355
2003 - 361
2006 - 356

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 159
2000 - 156


Median age:
2000 - 33.1 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 31,375
2005 - $ 31,700

Median house value:
2000 - $ 37,500
2005 - $ 42,400

Mecca is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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