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The Hoosier State

Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America. Indiana is the 38th largest by area and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis. Indiana was admitted to the United States as the 19th U.S. state on 11 December 1816. Indiana borders Lake Michigan to the northwest, Michigan to the north, Ohio to the east, Kentucky to the south and southeast and Illinois to the west.

Geographical type: Territory

Latitude: 40° N — Longitude: 86° W

Area: 94,321 km²

ISO 3166-2 code: US-IN

Birthplace of

Michael Badnarik, Michael J. Badnarik, in Hammond, on 1 Aug 1954
Charles A. Beard, in Knightstown, on 27 Nov 1874
Frank Fetter, in Peru, on 8 Mar 1863

Home To

Libertarian Party of Indiana, Indianapolis

Deathplace of

Steven Horwitz, in Indianapolis, on 27 Jun 2021

Measures of Freedom

Freedom in the 50 States 2015-2016 | Indiana | Cato Institute, Freedom in the 50 States
2014: Overall rank: 3, fiscal policy rank: 26, regulatory policy rank: 2, personal freedom rank: 6, economic freedom rank: 11
LP State-by-State Membership Numbers [PDF], Libertarian Party News, Apr 2006
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 454

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Indiana" as of 31 Oct 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.