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  Terre Haute City Facts  
CountryUSA (United State of America)
StateIndiana
CountyVigo County
Total Area32.1 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates39.4667° N, 87.4139° W
Time ZoneEST (UTC−05:00)
Area Code812
LanguageEnglish
Major ReligionRoman Catholic, Christian
MuseumsSwope Art Museum, Candles Holocaust Museum, Terre Haute Childrens Museum
Official Websitewww.terrehaute.in.gov/

Airports:
Hulman Field Airport

Terre Haute is a city in the U.S state of Indiana. Established in the year 1816, the city derived its name from French, which means "high land". In 1832, it became a town and laws made a city in May 1853. The city was the headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1835 to 1839. The name of The Prairie House was changed to the Terre Haute House in 1855. The city became an industrial and mining center with iron and steel mills after the American Civil War. The business boomed and the city became the county seat of Vigo County.

Hotels:
Terre Haute hotels that offer tailor made reception to its guests are the main lounge of the tourists visiting the city. The fantastic ambience and friendly atmosphere make these hotels unique. Drury Inn , Econo Lodge , Terre Haute Super 8 Motel, Hampton Inn , Holiday Inn , Fairfield Inn , Pear Tree Inn , Knights Inn , Best Western Terre Haute Inn & Suites, Comfort Suites, Ramada Limited , Travelodge , Terre Haute Days Inn, Best Western the Linden and Motel 6 are the world-class hotels in the city.

Restaurants:
Jade Garden (for Chinese cuisine) , Taco Casita (for contemporary Mexican Cuisine) and Olive Garden (for Italian Cuisine) are some of the hotels here.

Transportation:
Terre Haute International Airport is the main airport that serves the city. It handles all international as well as domestic flights. Sky King Airport is the airport for public use. The Terre Haute City Bus service help in inter-city transportation. The city also has an extensive road network that constitutes U.S. Highway 40 and U.S. Highway 41.

Climate:
Terre Haute has a continental type of climate. The warmest month in the city of Terra Haute is July with average temperatures reaching 87 o F. January is the coolest month with average lows of 18 o F with heavy snowfall. Precipitation is highest in the months from May to July. Autumn and Spring are relatively pleasant with mild precipitation.

Last Updated On: March 19, 2013
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