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South Bend
Saint Joseph County, Indiana

46601, 46613, 46614, 46615, 46616, 46617, 46619, 46628, 46635, 46637

Live the Legends

Page Contents for South Bend, Indiana

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of South Bend is approximately 107,789 (2000), 101168 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 45,757 (1990), 39760 (2010).
The amount of land area in South Bend is 94.334 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in South Bend is 39 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.104 sq kilometers.
The distance from South Bend to Washington DC is 542 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 131 miles. (as the crow flies)
South Bend is positioned 41.67 degrees north of the equator and 86.26 degrees west of the prime meridian.
South Bend average annual precipitation is 36.52 inches peryear.
South Bend average annual snowfall is 70.9 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 24.4 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 73.3 degrees F.


in north-central Indiana, 10 miles south of the Michigan state line
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seasonal with four full seasons. See this page for current time and weather in the area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for South Bend.

In 1823, Alexis Coquillard founded a fur trade post and the settlement at that spot came to be known as South Bend. In the late 1800's, many large companies settled in the South Bend area, including the Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company, the world's largest produce of wagons and a number of others. By 1890, railroad lines had been firmly established to include South Bend which connected the area with Chicago and Toledo enabling it to grow with enthusiasm.
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Home of University of Notre Dame

College Football Hall of Fame
111 South St. Joseph Street
South Bend, Indiana 46601
Phone: 574.235.9999
Toll Free: 1.800.440.FAME (3263)
Fax: 574.235.5720

The Studebaker National Museum
525 South Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574/235-9714
Toll-free: 888/391-5600
Open daily except for some holidays. Please call ahead or see the website for currents hours of operation.

Northern Indiana Center for History
This center focuses on a 38 room Victorian mansion, Copshaholm, a 1930's cottage, several museums and much more.

Live the legends
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South Bend City Government

The City of South Bend

South Bend Chamber

The Chamber of Commerce of St. Joseph County.
401 E. Colfax Ave, Suite 310
South Bend, IN 46617
Phone: 574-234-0051
Fax: 574-289-0358

South Bend Organizations

The Chamber of Commerce of St. Joseph County.
401 E. Colfax Ave, Suite 310
South Bend, IN 46617
Phone: 574-234-0051
Fax: 574-289-0358

South Bend Schools

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
Phone: 574-631-5000 South Bend


The population of South Bend was:
1980 - 109,727
1990 - 105,511
2000 - 107,789

South Bend is in the Eastern Time Zone and uses standard time year-round. The area code is 574 (7-2002)

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