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Terre Haute, Indiana

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Terre Haute (/ˈtɛrə ˈht/ TERRHOHT)[5] is a city in and the county seat of Vigo County, Indiana, United States,[6] about 5 miles east of the state's western border with Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 60,785 and its metropolitan area had a population of 170,943.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
City of Terre Haute
Terre Haute City Hall in 2012
"Queen City of the Wabash"
"The Crossroads of America,"
"Capital of the Wabash Valley"
"A Level Above"
Location of Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 39°28′11″N 87°23′23″W
CountryUnited States
  MayorDuke Bennett (R)[1]
  Total35.16 sq mi (91.07 km2)
  Land34.77 sq mi (90.06 km2)
  Water0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
Elevation499 ft (152 m)
  Density1,679.15/sq mi (648.33/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
47801-47805, 47807-47809
Area code(s)812 & 930
FIPS code18-75428[4]
GNIS feature ID444648

Located along the Wabash River, Terre Haute is one of the largest cities in the Wabash Valley and is known as the Queen City of the Wabash.[7] The city is home to multiple higher-education institutions, including Indiana State University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana.