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Wabash is a township in Adams County, in the Decatur metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Wabash. For links to other places called Wabash, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wabash is 40.614N. The longitude is -84.937W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,854.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wabash demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46740 ZIP code.
30% of Wabash residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wabash ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wabash was $15,334, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Wabash residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wabash, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $678.
Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wabash political report.
The average commute time for Wabash workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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