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Science In Your Backyard: Indiana


  • Indiana Water Science Center
    5957 Lakeside Blvd.
    Indianapolis, IN 46278-1996
    Phone: (317) 290-3333
    Fax: (317) 290-3313
    Office hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: IN, MI, OH, Great Lakes)

    U.S. Geological Survey
    Ohio Mapping Partnership Office
    6480 Doubletree Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43229
    Phone:(614) 430-7768

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Indiana Real-Time Information:

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Indiana State Facts

Image of Indiana with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Indianapolis(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 35,867 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 6,483,802
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Hoosier Hill at 1,257 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Wayne
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Ohio River at 320 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Posey
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Boone County approx. 14 miles north-northwest of Indianapolis
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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