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Welcome to Wabash ...

The city of Wabash is located in Wabash County and is the County Seat for Wabash County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wabash has a population of 10,112 people<1> (see below for details).

Wabash is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Wabash is within the boundaries of the (260) area code.

The ZIP code for Wabash: 46992<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wabash had a population of 10,666 people (which is 32.43% of the total population of Wabash County). This makes Wabash the county's most populous community.

The population of Wabash represents 0.16% of the population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,666 people, the population of Wabash decreased 9.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,743 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wabash had an population of 10,112 people. This is a decrease of 5.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.89% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wabash ...

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Akron   [Map]   1,123   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Andrews   [Map]   1,133   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bunker Hill   [Map]   860   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Converse   [Map]   1,219   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Huntington   [Map]   17,084   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marion   [Map]   28,327   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wabash ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Indiana communities named Wabash: This one is located in Wabash County and the other is located in Carroll County.

Beyond Indiana, there are 17 communities that are also named Wabash - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Virginia, Washington (2) and West Virginia.

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

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 Wabash. 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 Wabash. 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 Wabash. Our list includes 32 papers.

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

Websites for Wabash ...

Official Website: www.cityofwabash.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wabash ...

Looking for more information about Wabash? 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 Wabash, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wabash.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wabash: www.cityofwabash.org/

The official website for State of Indiana: www.in.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wabash - 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 Wabash). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wabash 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 beginning in Wabash. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wabash) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wabash. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8029, Longitude: -85.8326     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wabash have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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