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Elkhart County, Indiana

46514, 46516, 46517

"Band Instrument Capital of the World"
"The City with a Heart"

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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Elkhart is approximately 44,840 (1994), 50949 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 19,147 (1990), 19261 (2010).
The amount of land area in Elkhart is 44.388 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Elkhart is 22.30 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.096 sq kilometers.
The distance from Elkhart to Washington DC is 527 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 132 miles. (as the crow flies)
Elkhart is positioned 41.68 degrees north of the equator and 85.96 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Elkhart per capita income is $ 18,547 .
Elkhart median income is $ 30,973.
The Elkhart median home price is $ 76,100.
Elkhart average annual rainfall is 42.8 inches per year
Elkhart average annual precipitation is 42.08 inches peryear.
Elkhart average temperature is (January) 25.3, (July) 71.3 degrees F.


in Northern Indiana near the Michigan border
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History & History Related Items

The French name for the Elkhart River, Coeur De Cerf, translates to the name. "Heart of a Stag". Elkhart has two rivers that come together which are in the shape of an elks heart, hence ELKHART

Elkhart, Indiana is the band instrument capitol of the World.
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The founding of Elkhart


The incorporation of Elkhart



A webpage for Elkhart, Indiana with information about Elkhart and the surrounding area. A nice and informative website.

Elkhart County Travel and Tourism
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Elkhart City Government

The City of Elkhart
Phone: 219-294-5471
FAX: 219-293-7964
Postal address:
Elkhart, IN 46516
Electronic mail:
General Information:

Elkhart has a Mayor-Council form of government with a Mayor and Council, all of which serve four year terms.

Elkhart Chamber

Elkhart, Indiana Chamber of Commerce
418 South Main Street
P.O. Box 428
Elkhart, IN 46515-0428
Phone: 219-293-1531
Fax: 219-294-1859

Elkhart Organizations

Elkhart, Indiana Chamber of Commerce
418 South Main Street
P.O. Box 428
Elkhart, IN 46515-0428
Phone: 219-293-1531
Fax: 219-294-1859
Email: Elkhart


The population of Elkhart was:
1990 - 43,627
1994 - 44,840

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