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Vincennes is a city in Knox County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Fran?ois Morgan M. de Vincennes, founder.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Vincennes. For links to other places called Vincennes, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Vincennes is 38.677N. The longitude is -87.528W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 420 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,320.
First capital of the Indiana Territory.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Vincennes demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox 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 47591 ZIP code.
26% of Vincennes residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vincennes ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vincennes was $14,993, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Vincennes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Vincennes include Vincennes Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Vincennes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $334. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $617.
Libraries in Vincennes include Knox County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Vincennes include Vincennes Sun-Commercial
TV stations in Vincennes include WVUT.
Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vincennes political report.
The average commute time for Vincennes workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Vincennes between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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