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The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Wallace is approximately 98 (2006), 105 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 40 (2000).
The amount of land area in Wallace is 0.219 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Wallace is 0.08 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wallace to Washington DC is 579 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 58 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wallace is positioned 39.98 degrees north of the equator and 87.14 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Wallace elevation is 708 feet above sea level.


in west central Indiana about 35 miles from Lafayette and about 70 miles from Indianapolis.
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History & History Related Items

Wallace was originally known as Jacksonville, though many shortened the name to Jackville. It was established in the early 1830's by JOhn Bowman and his father, Henry. It was named for Andrew Jackson. When the post office was established here, the town was renamed by Bowman and Judge Mitchell Black to honor the governor at the time, David Wallace. Eventually, the town name was officially changed to Wallace.
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The population of Wallace was:
1990 - 89
2000 - 100
2006 - 98

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 38
2000 - 40

Median age:
2000 - 32.0 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 39,583
2005 - $ 40,100

Median house value:
2000 - $ 46,700
2005 - $ 52,800

Wallace is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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