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Attica, Indiana

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Welcome to Attica ...

The city of Attica is located in Fountain County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Attica has a population of 3,092 people<1> (see below for details).

Attica is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Attica lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Attica (for example, toward Bismarck (IL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Attica: (765)

The ZIP code for Attica: 47918<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Attica had a population of 3,245 people (or 18.82% of the total population of Fountain County). This makes Attica the county's most populous community.

The population of Attica represents 0.05% of the population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 150th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,245 people, the population of Attica decreased 7.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,491 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Attica had an population of 3,092 people. This is a decrease of 4.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.43% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Attica.

Communities near Attica ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Bismarck (IL)   [Map]   545   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Boswell   [Map]   759   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Covington   [Map]   2,551   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Linden   [Map]   753   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Otterbein   [Map]   1,256   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oxford   [Map]   1,137   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Attica.

Communities Also Named Attica ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Attica - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Attica.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Attica. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Attica. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Attica. Our list includes 18 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Attica:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Attica ...

Looking for more information about Attica? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Attica, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Attica.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Attica. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Indiana

About Fountain County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Attica. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Fountain County:

The official website for State of Indiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Attica.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Attica - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Attica). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Attica or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Attica. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Attica) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Attica. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Attica

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Attica. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2870, Longitude: -87.2455     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Attica have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Attica.


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