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Huntington is a city in Huntington County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Samuel Huntington, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Huntington. For links to other places called Huntington, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Huntington is 40.883N. The longitude is -85.497W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 748 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,163.


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Median household income
Local
$35,600
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Huntington demographic reports
Huntington is at the junction of the Wabash and Little Wabash rivers.
The Wabash and Erie Canal linked Fort Wayne and Huntington in 1835, opening the region to settlement.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Vice President Dan Quayle
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Days - June 21-24, 2007
  • Cornfest - Aug. 18, 2007
  • Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival - Sept. 22-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Huntington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Huntington Reservoir and Roush Lake
Historic sites and museums: Dan Quayle Museum, Chief Richardville House and Miami Treaty Grounds, Huntington County Historical Society Museum, Forks of the Wabash Historic Park
Colleges and universities: Huntington University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Huntington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Huntington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Wayne area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46750 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Huntington residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Huntington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Huntington was $18,242, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Huntington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Huntington include Old Plat Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Huntington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $401.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.


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Libraries in Huntington include Huntington City-Twp Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Huntington include Herald-Press

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Huntington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Huntington political report.

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The average commute time for Huntington workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Huntington include Amerihost Inn, Holiday Inn Express Huntington, Huntington Days Inn, Super 8.

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