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Welcome to Zulu ...

Zulu is located in Allen County<1>.

Zulu is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Zulu: (260)

Adding Zulu to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Zulu in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Zulu was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Zulu on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Zulu ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Zulu - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kansas and Texas.

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

Communities near Zulu ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Zulu.

  • Fort Wayne [Allen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Wayne
    • Fort Wayne [Allen County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Zulu
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 272,398 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Wayne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Wayne<4>
  • New Haven [Allen County]
  • Decatur [Adams County]
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    • Decatur [Adams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Zulu
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,884 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<4>
  • Huntertown [Allen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntertown
    • Huntertown [Allen County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Zulu
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,874 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntertown<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Leo-Cedarville [Allen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leo-Cedarville
      • Leo-Cedarville [Allen County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Zulu
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,882 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leo-Cedarville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leo-Cedarville
    • Paulding [Paulding County]
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      • Paulding [Paulding County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Zulu
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paulding have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paulding
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paulding<4>
    • Hicksville [Defiance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hicksville
      • Hicksville [Defiance County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Zulu
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,405 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hicksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hicksville<4>
    • Ossian [Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ossian
      • Ossian [Wells County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Zulu
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,370 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ossian have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ossian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ossian<4>
    • Antwerp [Paulding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antwerp
      • Antwerp [Paulding County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Zulu
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,693 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antwerp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Antwerp<4>
    • Woodburn [Allen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodburn
      • Woodburn [Allen County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Zulu
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodburn<4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Zulu. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Zulu.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Zulu. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Zulu.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Zulu. See our Newspapers Page for Zulu.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zulu ...

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Zulu, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Zulu.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Indiana

About Allen County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allen County: www.co.allen.in.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Allen, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Zulu - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Zulu) 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 Zulu. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ZuluOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zulu. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0367, Longitude: -84.9005    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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