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The First Electrically Lighted City in the World

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The population of Wabash is approximately 11,166 (2000), 10666 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,944 (1990), 4465 (2010).

The amount of land area in Wabash is 13.75 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.303 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wabash to Washington DC is 500 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 72 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wabash is positioned 40.79 degrees north of the equator and 85.82 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Wabash median income is $38,710.

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Wabash location: north of Marion and about 43 miles southwest of Fort Wayne in northeast Indiana. Here is a map page for the area.

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Wabash history:

The first settlers in Wabash County were Colonel David Burr, Colonel Hugh Hanna and Alexander Worth. January 30, 1833 Wabash County was established and Wabash City was first incorporated in January 1849.

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At eight o'clock on the evening of March 31, 1880, Wabash became the first electrically lighted city in the world. Check this page for the facts. Wabash also had the first night baseball game in the world
The founding of Wabash: 1866
The incorporation date of Wabash: January 1849

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Wabash attractions:

Wabash County 4-H Fairgrounds
Gillen Ave
Wabash, IN 46992
Phone: 260-563-2532

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