Lake Santee, Indiana

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Lake Santee, Indiana
Location of Lake Santee in Decatur County and Franklin County, Indiana.
Location of Lake Santee in Decatur County and Franklin County, Indiana.
Lake Santee is located in Indiana
Lake Santee
Lake Santee
Location of Lake Santee in Decatur County and Franklin County, 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
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDecatur, Franklin
TownshipFugit, Salt Creek
Area
 • Total2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2)
 • Land2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation
1,015 ft (309 m)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total820
ZIP code
47240
FIPS code18-41444[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 on 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]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

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.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.