Place:Vincennes, Knox, Indiana, United States


Alt namesAu Postesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18017735
Post Saint Angesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994)
Post Vincennessource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18017735
Poste Ouabachesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18017735
Coordinates38.678°N 87.516°W
Located inKnox, Indiana, United States     (1732 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Vincennes is a city in and the county seat of Knox County, Indiana, United States. It is located on the lower Wabash River in the southwestern part of the state, nearly halfway between Evansville and Terre Haute. Founded in 1732 by French fur traders, notably François-Marie Bissot, Sieur de Vincennes, for whom the Fort was named, Vincennes is the oldest continually inhabited European settlement in Indiana and one of the oldest settlements west of the Appalachians.

According to the 2010 census, its population was 18,423, a decrease of 1.5% from 18,701 in 2000. Vincennes is the principal city of the Vincennes, IN Micropolitan Statistical Area, which comprises all of Knox County and had an estimated 2017 population of 38,440.

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