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The population of Vincennes is approximately 17,997 (2006), 18423 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 8,350 (1990), 7407 (2010).

The amount of land area in Vincennes is 16.594 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Vincennes is 7.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.176 sq kilometers.
The distance from Vincennes to Washington DC is 595 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 108 miles. (as the crow flies)
Vincennes is positioned 38.67 degrees north of the equator and 87.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Vincennes elevation is 429 feet above sea level.
Vincennes median income is $26,600 (2005).

The Vincennes median home price is $70,100 (2005).

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Vincennes location: on the Wabash River in southwestern Indiana. It is 48 miles north of Evansville and 56 miles south of Terre Haute. Other nearby communities include Bruceville, Decker, Monroe City, Hazleton and Oak Town all in Indiana and Russellville, St. Francisville and Lawrenceville all in Illinois

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Vincennes is Seasonal. There are usually hot and humid summers, fairly cold winters. Spring and fall both have weather that varies from cold to hot depending on the weather patterns.
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Vincennes history:

The city was founded in 1732 and is the oldest city in the state. Vincennes was the location of the pivotal battle of Fort Sackville between the British and George Rogers Clark during the Revolutionary War in 1779.

Vincennes was the first Northwest Territorial Capitol under William Henry Harrison, governor. He later became the 9th president of the United States. His home here is known as Grouseland.

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Vincennes attractions:

Indiana Military Museum
4305 Old Bruceville Road
Vincennes Indiana.47591
Phone: (812) 882-8668

George Rogers Clark National Historic Park
401 South Second Street
Vincennes, Indiana 47591
Phone: (812) 882-1776
Fax: (812) 882-7270

The Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous
The Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend each year.
P.O. Box 1816 Vincennes, IN 47591


Vincennes is the birthplace of Red Skelton.

Hometown of William Henry Harrison, first governor of Indiana territory and ninth president of the United States. More information on him and his home, Grouseland, may be found at this site

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