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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Medora is approximately 805 (1990), 693 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 330 (1990), 279 (2010).
The amount of land area in Medora is 0.823 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Medora to Washington DC is 519 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 65 miles. (as the crow flies)
Medora is positioned 38.82 degrees north of the equator and 86.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Medora has the Longest Covered Bridge in the US
John Cougar Mellencamp filmed his video "Hurts so Good" in our town in 1984. The site of the video was destroyed by fire in 1985.
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Medora Community Events
Each year in July
Place: Medora Ballpark
Time: 8:00am daily
Sponsored by: Carr Twp VFD Fire & Rescue
Carr Twp VFD sponsors the Fireman's festival at the Medora Ballpark each year in July. The festival features live music, fish fry, pork burgers, flea markets, auction, dunking booth, raffles, car show, fire trucks and more. All proceeds go toward equipment and training for the Fire Department. For more information contact Joe Shields at 966-2200 or leave a message at the Fire Station 812-966-8809.
Always the First Saturday in December
Medora Christmas Parade
Place: Downtown Medora
Time: 1:00 pm
Sponsored by: Medora Christmas Parade Committee & Carr Twp Fire/Rescue
The Medora Christmas Parade is held the first Saturday in December each year. The event beginning at 8:00 am, features entertainment, flea markets, Breakfast With Santa, various food items and the annual Christmas Parade taking off at 1pm. For additional information, contact Joe Shields at 812-966-2200
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