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46802, 46803, 46804, 46805, 46806, 46807, 46808, 46809, 46815, 46816, 46818, 46819, 46825, 46835, 46845

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The population of Fort Wayne is approximately 223,341 (2005), 253691 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 90,915 (2000), 101585 (2010).

The amount of land area in Fort Wayne is 162.281 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Fort Wayne is 79.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.394 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fort Wayne to Washington DC is 470 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 105 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fort Wayne is positioned 41.07 degrees north of the equator and 85.13 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Fort Wayne elevation is 781 feet above sea level.
Fort Wayne median income is $38,063 (2005).

The Fort Wayne median home price is $87,700 (2005).

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Fort Wayne location: in northeastern Indiana about seven miles from New Haven, Huntertown, Leo-Cedarville, Ossian, Grabill. Zanesville, Churubusco and Garrett.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Fort Wayne is cold in the winter much much snowfall. Summers are usually hot and humid. Precipitation, in the form of snow or rain, generally falls uniformly all year long. Though severe weather is not common, it does occur with heavy thunderstorms and some tornado activity occurring.
Fort Wayne average annual rainfall is 36.2 inches per year
The average low temperature is 40 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 60 degrees F.
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Fort Wayne history:

The city is named for General Anthony Wayne. The fort was built near the community of Kekionga, one of the Miami villages. As the city developed, it increased in importance as a major railroad center within the Chicago-New York line. As the city grew rapidly during the 1800s, many new residents came from Germany and Ireland.

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See historical events for the date of the first professional baseball game in the U.S.
The founding of Fort Wayne: October 22, 1794
The incorporation date of Fort Wayne: February 22, 1840

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Fort Wayne attractions:

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Allen County Memorial Coliseum
4000 Parnell Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1414
Phone: 260-449-9502

Fort Wayne Museum of Art
311 E. Main St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802-1907
Phone: 260-422-6467

Historical Museum
302 E Berry St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802-2708
Phone: 260-426-2882

Fort Wayne Ballet
324 Penn Avenue
Phone: 260-484-9646

Fort Wayne Philharmonic
2340 Fairfield Ave.
Phone: 260-456-2224

Allen County Fairgrounds
2726 Carroll Road
Phone: 260-449-4444

Black Pine Animal Park
0349 W. Albion Rd.
Albion, Indiana
Phone: 260-636-7383
35 minutes northeast of Fort Wayne
Please call for hours of operation and fees.

Fort Wayne Firefighter's Museum & Old #3 Firehouse Cafe
226 W. Washington Blvd
Phone: 260-426-0051
This museum showcases artifacts and memorabilia used by early firefighters.

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum
1600 S. Wayne St
Auburn, Indiana
Phone: 260-925-1444
More than 100 antique, vintage, classic and special interest cars from the nineteenth century to the present.

Botanical Conservatory
1100 S. Calhoun
Phone: 260-427-6440
Over 20 hands-on exhibits, meet Woody, the talking tree. Just stop and smell the flowers at one of the best botanical conservatories in the Midwest.

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
3411 Sherman Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Phone: 260-427-6800
42 acres of landscaped grounds with much to do. Ride the world's only Endangered Species Carousel and more.

Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society
15808 Edgerton Road
New Haven, Indiana 46855
Phone: 260-493-0765
Home to steam locomotive 765 and more. Please call for hours of operation.

Jack D. Diehm Museum of Natural History
600 Franke Park Dr.
Phone: 260-427-6708
Take a good look at North American wildlife set up in realistic settings. Please call for hours of operation.

Science Central
1950 North Clinton St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Phone: 260-424-2400
Toll-free: 800-4-HANDS-ON (442-6376)
Hands-on fun!
Over 100 permanent exhibits plus temporary ones.

Model T Bicycle Rentals
Headwaters Park in Downtown Fort Wayne (off North Clinton Street)
Mailing Address: 1232 Wefel Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Enjoy a unique four-wheeled, canopied bicycle ride the whole family can enjoy. They call these vehicles "Horseless Carriages." Riders get to embark along a relaxing trail through scenic Headwaters Park in Downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana. Guests are treated to a back in time experience. All the staff is attired in vaudeville-like get-up complete with straw hats. After the ride, complimentary beverages are offered.

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