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The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Bruceville is approximately 471 (1990), 478 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 212 (1990), 193 (2010).
The amount of land area in Bruceville is 0.761 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Bruceville is 0.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bruceville to Washington DC is 589 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 100 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bruceville is positioned 38.75 degrees north of the equator and 87.41 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Bruceville elevation is 513 feet above sea level.
Bruceville median income is $ 24,300 (2005).
The Bruceville median home price is $ 57,300 (2005).


in soutwest Indiana about 49 miles from Terre Haute and about 113 miles from Indianapolis. Othernearby communities include Bicknell, Oaktown, Vincennes, Russellville, Wheatland, Monroe City, Edwardsport and Carlisle.
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History & History Related Items

Bruceville was named for Major William Bruce. The Major came from Kentucky in 1805 and lived for a time in Vincennes. Then, a short time later, he bought 200 acres and built a cabin where Bruceville is located now. William Bruce was married two times and was the father of 25 children, 15 by his first wife, Sallie Polke Bruce, and 10 by his second, Hettie Holmes Bruce. He died on April 23, 1854.
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1990 - 471
2000 - 469
2006 - 455
Median household income:
2000 - $ 24,028
2005 - $ 24,300

Median house value:
2000 - $ 50,700
2005 - $ 57,300

Median age:
2000 - 37.0 years

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