Lake Santee, Indiana

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Lake Santee, Indiana
Census-designated place
Lake Santee, Indiana is located in Indiana
Lake Santee, Indiana
Lake Santee, Indiana
Coordinates: 39°24′36″N 85°18′27″W / 39.41000°N 85.30750°W / 39.41000; -85.30750Coordinates: 39°24′36″N 85°18′27″W / 39.41000°N 85.30750°W / 39.41000; -85.30750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur, Franklin
Township Fugit, Salt Creek
Area
 • Total 2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 1,015 ft (309 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 820
ZIP code 47240
FIPS code 18-41444[2]

Lake Santee is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Decatur and Franklin counties, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 820.[1]

History[edit]

Lake Santee was built up in the 1960s as a housing development centered around a reservoir of the same name.[3]

Geography[edit]

Lake Santee is located at 39°24′36″N 85°18′27″W / 39.41000°N 85.30750°W / 39.41000; -85.30750 in southeastern Indiana. It is situated 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Greensburg and 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Batesville.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), of which 2.5 square miles (6.4 km2) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.9 km2), or 12.60%, is water. The water area consists entirely of Lake Santee, the reservoir.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Lake Santee CDP, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "History of Lake Santee". Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lake Santee CDP, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 4, 2012.