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Encyclopedia > Logansport, Indiana
City of Logansport
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 40°45′13″N, 86°21′38″W
County Cass
Area
 - City 21.8 km²  (8.4 sq mi)
 - Land 21.4 km² (8.3 sq mi)
 - Water 0.4 km² (0.2 sq mi)  1.90%
Population (2000)
 - City 19,684
 - Density 920.1/km² (2,383.0/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Logansport is a city in Cass County, Indiana, United States. The population was 19,684 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Cass CountyGR6. Logansport is located in northern Indiana, at the junction of the Wabash and Eel Rivers, northeast of Lafayette. It was settled c.1826 and named for a Shawnee chief named Logan who served as a scout for U.S. forces in the War of 1812. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (512x800, 33 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Logansport, Indiana ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ... 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... Cass County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... 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. ... 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... Cass County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... The Wabash River at Lafayette, Indiana, showing the Main Street bridge, and the Amtrak station. ... There are two Eel Rivers in Indiana. ... Lafayette (IPA: ) is a city in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, 63 miles (101 km) northwest of Indianapolis. ... The designation C: (sometimes C: ) is the drive letter that refers to the main partition (or portion of an hard drive) on an MS-DOS or Windows personal computer. ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Shawnee, or Shawano, are a people native to North America. ... Combatants United States Great Britain Canada Bermuda Eastern Woodland Indians Commanders James Madison Henry Dearborn Jacob Brown Winfield Scott Andrew Jackson George Prevost Isaac Brock† Tecumseh† Strength •U.S. Regular Army: 35,800 •Rangers: 3,049 •Militia: 458,463* •US Navy & US Marines: (at start of war): •Frigates:6 •Other...

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Geography

Logansport is located at 40°45′13″N, 86°21′38″W (40.753478, -86.360485)GR1.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 19,684 people, 7,604 households, and 4,737 families residing in the city. The population density was 920.1/km² (2,383.0/mi²). There were 8,026 housing units at an average density of 375.2/km² (971.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.79% White, 2.08% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.90% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 5.63% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.58% 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. ...


There were 7,604 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.06. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $33,483, and the median income for a family was $40,497. Males had a median income of $28,785 versus $21,660 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,085. About 6.4% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.4% of those under age 18 and 4.8% 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. ...


Famous residents

  • Samuel P. Bush, patriarch of the Bush political family, worked here as a railroad mechanic
  • Nig Cuppy, (July 3, 1869-July 22, 1922), baseball pitcher (born in Logansport)[1]
  • Greg Kinnear, (June 17, 1963- ), actor (born in Logansport)
  • Aaron Heilman, (November 12, 1978- ), baseball pitcher for the New York Mets (born in Logansport)
  • Clara Ingram Judson, children's author
  • Dr. Gregory Bell, 1956 Olympic Gold Medalist, Long Jump. Resides and practices dentistry in Logansport.
  • Tony Hinkle, inventor of orange basketball
  • W. James Young, (September 7, 1963- ), Staff Attorney, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, Inc. (born in Logansport).

Samuel Prescott Bush (October 4, 1863 Brick Church, Orange, New Jersey[1] – February 8, 1948 Columbus, Ohio) was an American industrialist and entrepreneur, and the patriarch of the Bush political family. ... The Bush family:President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, former First Lady Barbara Bush, and former President George H. W. Bush sit surrounded by family in the Red Room (White House) on January 6, 2005, together to celebrate the senior couples 60th wedding anniversary. ... George Joseph Nig Cuppy, (July 3, 1869 – July 27, 1922), was an American baseball pitcher during the 1890s. ... Greg Kinnear (born June 17, 1963) is an Academy Award nominated American actor and television personality, who rocketed to stardom as the first host of E!s Talk Soup. ... Aaron Michael Heilman (born November 12, 1978 in Logansport, Indiana) is a sidearm-throwing Major League Baseball pitcher for the New York Mets. ... Clara Ingram Judson (1879-1960) was an American author who wrote over 70 books for children. ... Paul D. Tony Hinkle (December 19, 1899 - September 22, 1992) was an American college basketball coach at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. ...

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