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Encyclopedia > Warsaw, Indiana
City of Warsaw, Indiana
Downtown Warsaw
Downtown Warsaw
Location in the state of Indiana, USA
Coordinates: 41°14′26″N 85°50′49″W / 41.24056, -85.84694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Kosciusko
Incorporated
Government
 - Mayor Ernest B. Wiggins (R)
Area
 - City  11.6 sq mi (29.9 km²)
 - Land  27.1 sq mi (70.5 km²)
 - Water  1.1 sq mi (2.8 km²)
Population (2000)
 - City 12,415
 - Density 1,184.6/sq mi (457.4/km²)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website: http://www.warsawcity.net

Warsaw is a city in, and the county seat of, Kosciusko County, Indiana, United StatesGR6. The population was 12,415, as of the 2000 census. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1520, 925 KB) Summary Warsaw, Indiana downtown. ... 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): Warsaw, 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. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states, which are... 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. ... Listed are the 92 counties of the U.S. state of Indiana. ... Kosciusko 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. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... 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. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... 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... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Kosciusko 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. ...


Cradling Winona Lake, Pike Lake and Center Lake, Warsaw is nicknamed "Lake City," though other cities in the surrounding area are also referred to by that nickname. Winona Lake is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Pike Lake may refer to: Pike Lake, a lake in Scott County, Minnesota Pike Lake, a lake in Washington County, Wisconsin Pike Lake, a lake in Saskatchewan Pike Lake Provincial Park, in Saskatchewan, Canada Pike Lake Unit, Kettle Moraine State Forest, near Hartford, Wisconsin Pike Lake State Park (Ohio) Category...

Contents

Law and government

See also: List of mayors of Warsaw, Indiana
Old county courthouse building.
Old county courthouse building.

Warsaw has an elected mayor, clerk and city council-style of government. Officials are elected for 4-year terms. Warsaw's mayor is Republican Ernest B. Wiggins, who has served in the post since March 1, 1997, following the resignation of Mayor Jeffrey W. Plank. He was re-elected mayor for a second term in 1999 and for a third term in 2003. The following people have served as mayor of Warsaw, Indiana: Categories: Lists of mayors ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1818, 1249 KB) Summary Old county courthouse in Warsaw, Indiana. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1818, 1249 KB) Summary Old county courthouse in Warsaw, Indiana. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... In the United States, a city clerk as an elected or appointed official who is charged with the responsibility of being the official keeper of the municipal records. ... A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Representatives - common council

The Warsaw Common Council is a seven-member legislative group that serve four-year terms. Five of the members represent specific districts; two are elected city-wide as at-large council members. The council elected on November 4, 2002 will serve from January 1, 2004 until December 31, 2007: is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

  • Dr. Joe Thallemer: At-large
  • Bob Morrison: At-large
  • Jeff Grose: 1st district
  • Charles D. Smith: 2nd district
  • George M. Clemens: 3rd district
  • Jerry m Patterson: 4th district
  • William L. Rhodes: 5th district

Geography

Warsaw is located at 41°14′26″N, 85°50′49″W (41.240564, -85.847002)GR1 and occupies the area between Winona Lake, Pike Lake and Center Lake. U.S. Route 30 and Indiana State Road 15 pass through town, while Indiana State Road 25 begins on its west side. U.S. Route 30 is an east-west main route of the system of United States Numbered Highways. ... State Road 15 is a north-south road in northeastern Indiana. ... State Road 25 in Americus. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 29.9 km² (11.6 mi²). 27.1 km² (10.5 mi²) of it is land and 2.8 km² (1.1 mi²) of it (9.26%) 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 12,415 people, 4,794 households, and 3,068 families residing in the city. The population density was 457.4/km² (1,184.6/mi²). There were 5,101 housing units at an average density of 187.9/km² (486.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.50% White, 1.41% African American, 0.39% Native American, 1.07% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 5.25% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.21% 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. ...

New county courthouse building.
New county courthouse building.

There were 4,794 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.11. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1667, 841 KB) Summary New county building in Warsaw, Indiana. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1667, 841 KB) Summary New county building in Warsaw, Indiana. ... “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $36,564, and the median income for a family was $45,153. Males had a median income of $33,322 versus $22,284 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,262. About 6.8% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.7% of those under age 18 and 13.4% 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. ...


Industry

Da-Lite headquarters building.
Da-Lite headquarters building.

Warsaw, known as the Orthopedic Capital of the World, is home to the first orthopedic device manufacturer started in 1895 by Revra DePuy of the DePuy Manufacturing Company. Subsequent competitors, such as Zimmer, Inc. which is the largest and most successful Orthopedic company in the world; as well as a smaller company known as Biomet , have been founded in Warsaw to support the industry. Several orthopedic suppliers are also present in the city. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1334, 836 KB) Summary Da-Lite headquarters building in Warsaw, Indiana. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1334, 836 KB) Summary Da-Lite headquarters building in Warsaw, Indiana. ... This fracture of the lower cervical vertebrae, known as a teardrop fracture is one of the conditions treated by orthopaedic surgeons. ... Year 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Acquired by Johnson & Johnson in 1998, DePuy, Inc. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Warsaw is also headquarters of Da-Lite, makers of commercial and home theater projection screens, and Little Crow Foods, manufacturer of the popular CoCo Wheats. Home cinema, also called Home theater, seeks to reproduce cinema quality video and audio in the home. ... Home theater projection screen (119 in. ...


Education

  • Alternative Learning Center, Public school · Grades 9-12 · 68 students
  • Lincoln Elementary School, Public school · Grades K-6 · 456 students
  • Madison Elementary School, Public school · Grades K-6 · 472 students
  • Warsaw Community High School, Public school · Grades 9-12 · 1848 students
  • Edgewood Middle School, Public school · Grades 7-8 · 484 students
  • Washington Elementary School, Public school · Grades K-6 · 538 students
  • Lakeview Middle School, Public school · Grades 7-8 · 590 students
  • Lighthouse Christian Academy, Private school · Grades PK-12
  • Eisenhower Elementary School, Public school · Grades K-6 · 629 students
  • Harrison Elementary School, Public school · Grades K-6 · 611 students
  • Sacred Heart School, Private school · Grades PK-6 · 206 students
  • Warsaw Christian School, Private school · Grades PK-6 · 240 students
  • Monarch Christian Academy, Private School · Grades K4-12 · 23 students
  • Redeemer Lutheran School, Private school · Grades PK-6 · 81 students
  • Living Stone's Preparatory School, Private school · Grades PK-12
  • Ivy Tech Community College North Central - Warsaw Campus

Famous natives and residents

Center Lake Park, on the shore of Center Lake.
Center Lake Park, on the shore of Center Lake.

While Warsaw is a small city, several famous people have lived there: ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1410, 760 KB) Summary Funk Park on the Center Lake shore in Warsaw, Indiana. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1410, 760 KB) Summary Funk Park on the Center Lake shore in Warsaw, Indiana. ...

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 – 1914?) was an American editorialist, journalist, short-story writer and satirist, today best known for his Devils Dictionary. ... The Devils Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce offers an interesting reinterpretation of the English language in which cant and political double-talk were neatly lampooned. ... Theodore Dreiser, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1933 Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (August 27, 1871 – December 28, 1945) was an American naturalist author known for dealing with the gritty reality of life. ... Sister Carrie (1900) is a novel by Theodore Dreiser about a young country girl who moves to the big city where she starts realizing her own American Dream by first becoming a mistress to powerful men and later as a famous actress. ... An American Tragedy is a famous American novel, by Theodore Dreiser. ... Book burning is the practice of ceremoniously destroying by fire one or more copies of a book or other written material. ... Olympic Games Summer Olympic Games Medal count Winter Olympic Games Medal count Olympic sports Medal counts Participating NOCs Olympic symbols Olympics WikiProject Olympics Portal Athens 2004 • Beijing 2008 Torino 2006 • Vancouver 2010 ... Long-distance track event races require runners to balance their energy. ... Rick Fox Ulrich Alexander (Rick) Fox (born July 24, 1969 in Toronto, Canada) is an actor and former professional basketball player. ... “NBA” redirects here. ... Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... Bubba the Love Sponge Clem (born Todd Clem in Warsaw, Indiana on April 23, 1966) is a Tampa, Florida radio talk show host who has had a colorful past. ... Radio broadcasts have been a popular entertainment since the 1910s though popularity has declined some since television became widespread. ... Bubba The Love Sponge Clem Bubba the Love Sponge Clem (born Todd Clem, he legally changed his name) is a Tampa, Florida radio talk show host who has had a colorful past. ... Adam Sanford (born July 12, 1975 in Dominica) is a West Indian cricketer. ... Hal Kratzsch, 1925-1970, born in Warsaw, Indiana, was an original member of the singing group The Four Freshmen, with whom he appeared from 1948 to 1953. ... The Four Freshmen were an American vocal group popular from the 1950s through the early 1960s. ... Jill Lynette Long Thompson (July 15, 1952 - ) Is an American politician and educator. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Merlin Hull (December 18, 1870 in Warsaw, Indiana-May 17, 1953 in La Crosse, Wisconsin). ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... Hoosiers is a 1986 movie about a small-town high school basketball team that wins the state championship, set during a time when Indiana had only one state champ in basketball regardless of varied enrollments. ...

See also

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