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Encyclopedia > Huntington, Indiana
City of Huntington, Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 40°52′55″N, 85°29′44″W
County Huntington
Government
 - Mayor Terry Abbett
Area
 - City 21.8 km²  (8.4 sq mi)
 - Land 21.6 km² (8.3 sq mi)
 - Water 0.2 km² (0.1 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 - City 17,450
 - Density 806.9/km² (2,089.9/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website: www.huntington.in.us

Huntington is a city in Huntington County, Indiana, United States. The population was 17,450 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Huntington CountyGR6. Image File history File links Red Dot map showing the location of Huntington, Indiana - Marvin01 | talk 06:25, 21 August 2005 (UTC) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... List of Indiana counties: Adams County Allen County Bartholomew County Benton County Blackford County Boone County Brown County Carroll County Cass County Clark County Clay County Clinton County Crawford County Daviess County Dearborn County Decatur County DeKalb County Delaware County Dubois County Elkhart County Fayette County Floyd County Fountain County... Huntington County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare sizes of different geographic regions, we list here areas between 10 km² (1000 hectares) and 100 km² (10,000 hectares). ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Eastern Daylight Time or EDT is equal to: In North America, Eastern Standard Time + 1, or UTC − 4 hours. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Huntington County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Huntington County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ...

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Geography

Huntington is located at 40°52′55″N, 85°29′44″W (40.882083, -85.495595)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21.8 km² (8.4 mi²). 21.6 km² (8.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (1.07%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 17,450 people, 6,717 households, and 4,419 families residing in the city. The population density was 806.9/km² (2,091.0/mi²). There were 7,262 housing units at an average density of 335.8/km² (870.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.83% White, 0.21% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.12% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...

Huntington from the air, looking northeast.

There were 6,717 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.03. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1993 KB) Huntington, Indiana from the air, looking northeast. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1993 KB) Huntington, Indiana from the air, looking northeast. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 12.9% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $35,600, and the median income for a family was $43,454. Males had a median income of $31,830 versus $20,921 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,242. About 5.5% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.2% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Notable natives and former residents

Public Servants

  • J. Danforth Quayle, Vice-President of the United States, U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative
  • J. Edward Roush, U.S. Representative, Father of "911 Emergency System"

James Danforth Quayle III (born February 4, 1947) was the 44th Vice President of the United States under George H. W. Bush (1989-1993). ...

Religious Leaders

  • Archbishop John Noll, founder of the Our Sunday Visitor

Local Celebrities

League Midwest League Division Eastern Division Year founded 1993 Major League affiliation San Diego Padres Home ballpark Memorial Stadium Previous home ballparks City Fort Wayne, Indiana Current uniform colors Previous uniform colors Logo design Division titles League titles Manager Doug Dascenzo Owner The Fort Wayne Wizards are a Class A... Wayne the Wizard was the Fort Wayne Wizards mascot from 1993-1998. ...

Points of interest

The Forks of the Wabash preserves local history of the Native Americans known as The Miami Indian Nation, and their relationship with the American government and the settlers from Europe. ... Huntington University is a comprehensive liberal arts college located in Huntington, Indiana. ... The Huntington University Arboretum and Botanical Garden, formerly Huntington College Arboretum and Botanical Garden, also known as the Loew Botanical Garden and Arboretum, is an arboretum and botanical garden located on the campus of Huntington University at 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, Indiana. ... The Dan Quayle Center and Museum is the only Vice Presidential Museum in the United States. ...

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Huntington, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (448 words)
Huntington is a city in Huntington County, Indiana, United States.
The city is the county seat of Huntington County
Huntington is located at 40°52′55″N, 85°29′44″W (40.882083, -85.495595)
Huntington University - College Closeup (1372 words)
Huntington is controlled by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ and was chartered in 1897 as Central College.
Students are attracted to Huntington not only because of the outstanding physical facilities on campus but also because of the strength of the teaching faculty, over 80 percent of whom have earned the highest degree in their fields of expertise and pass that knowledge along to their students.
Huntington, Indiana, is a friendly, livable city of 20,000 that is situated on the banks of the beautiful Wabash River about 20 miles southwest of Fort Wayne and 90 miles northeast of Indianapolis.
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