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Encyclopedia > Geneva, Indiana

Geneva is a town in Adams County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,368.


Geneva is located at 4035'33" North, 8457'36" West (40.592401, -84.960054)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.3 km (1.3 mi). 3.0 km (1.1 mi) of it is land and 0.3 km (0.1 mi) of it is water. The total area is 10.24% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,368 people, 584 households, and 369 families residing in the town. The population density is 459.3/km (1,192.1/mi). There are 621 housing units at an average density of 208.5/km (541.1/mi). The racial makeup of the town is 98.25% White, 0.37% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 1.10% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 584 households out of which 29.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% are married couples living together, 9.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% are non-families. 30.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 2.96.

In the town the population is spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $33,942, and the median income for a family is $41,645. Males have a median income of $31,895 versus $21,552 for females. The per capita income for the town is $16,435. 11.9% of the population and 9.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.0% of those under the age of 18 and 12.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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Our Land, Our Literature: Literature - Gene Stratton-Porter (5545 words)
She put Geneva, Indiana, on the map by writing about the Limberlost Swamp and created a haven for endangered plants at her home in Rome City.
Geneva Grace, later known as Gene, came as a surprise to her parents, Mark and Mary Stratton.
Geneva was an ideal town for Stratton-Porter because it was near something she was familiar with-- the Wabash River and her old farmstead.
Geneva, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (385 words)
Geneva is a town in Adams County, Indiana, United States.
Geneva is the location of the Limberlost Cabin, the home of writer and naturalist Gene Stratton Porter.
Geneva is located at 40°35′33″N, 84°57′36″W (40.592401, -84.960054)
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