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Terre Haute
Vigo County, Indiana

47802, 47803, 47804, 47805, 47807, 47807, 47808, 47809, 47811, 47812, 47813, 47814

Page Contents for Terre Haute, Indiana

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Terre Haute is approximately 59,614 (2000), 60785 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 24,077 (1990), 22645 (2010).
The amount of land area in Terre Haute is 71.628 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Terre Haute is 31.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.924 sq kilometers.
The distance from Terre Haute to Washington DC is 589 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 73 miles. (as the crow flies)
Terre Haute is positioned 39.47 degrees north of the equator and 87.38 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Terre Haute elevation is 501 feet above sea level.
The Terre Haute median home price is $ 64,900 (2000).
Terre Haute average annual precipitation is 41.5 inches peryear.
Terre Haute average annual snowfall is 22.7 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 26.5 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 52.6 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 76.2 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 55.6 degrees F.


in west-central Indiana along the east bank of the Wabash River. The city is about 88 miles from Indianapolis. Nearby communities include West Terre Haute, North Terre Haute, Seelyville, Universal, Rosedale, Clinton, Staunton and Fairview Park. Here is a map page for Terre Haute.
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History & History Related Items

This history page from the library has many links on varied topics about the history of the area.
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The incorporation of Terre Haute

26 January 1832


Learn all about Terre Haute at this informative site.

Children's Science and Technology Museum of Terre Haute
523 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, Indiana 47807
Phone: 812-235-5548

CANDLES Holocaust Museum

Swope Art Museum

Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra
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Terre Haute City Government

City of Terre Haute
17 Harding Avenue
Terre Haute, IN 47807
City Clerk 812-232-3375

Terre Haute has a full-time may who is the chief official of the city. There is also a city council with nine members.

Terre Haute Chamber

The Greater Terre Haute Chamber Of Commerce
643 Wabash Ave
Terre Haute, IN 47807-3201
Phone: 812-232-2391
Fax: 812-232-2905

Terre Haute Organizations

The Greater Terre Haute Chamber Of Commerce
643 Wabash Ave
Terre Haute, IN 47807-3201
Phone: 812-232-2391
Fax: 812-232-2905

Terre Haute Libraries

Vigo County Public Library
One Library Square
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Phone: 812-232-1113

Terre Haute Schools

Vigo County School Corporation
686 Wabash Avenue
P.O. Box 3703
Terre Haute, IN 47803
Phone: 812-462-4011


Indiana State University
200 North Seventh Street
Terre Haute, Indiana, USA 47809
Toll-free: 1-800-GO-TO-ISU

Ivy Tech State College
7999 U.S. Highway 41 South
Terre Haute, IN 47802
Toll-free: 800-377-4882

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, IN 47803
Phone: 812-877-1511
A top school for undergraduate engineering, mathematics and science.

Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods-College Terre Haute


Terre Haute is pronounced ter-a-hote. (long o vowel sound)

The population of Terre Haute was:
1832 - 600
1835 - 1,200+
1990 - 57,483
2000 - 59,614

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