Communities / Linton, Indiana

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Linton, Indiana

rural • midwest, USA

Located southeast of Terre Haute, Linton is part of the Bloomington metropolitan area.
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About Linton

Located southeast of Terre Haute in the Bloomington metropolitan area, Linton’s ample outdoor recreation spaces provide fun for the whole family. Explore more than 9,000 acres of prairie and marsh habitat at Goose Pond Fish & Wildlife Area. Visit Greene-Sullivan State Forest to fish more than 120 lakes or take a relaxing horseback ride. Nearby, at Redbird State Recreation Area, enjoy hiking, mushroom hunting, or off-road vehicle trails. Golf 18 holes at Phil Harris Golf Course, or stargaze at Sunset Park & Lake Campground. Play tennis, basketball, horseshoes, or miniature golf at Humphreys Park, which is also home to many community events, including Easter egg hunts and Fourth of July fireworks displays. May through September, shop for fresh produce at the Linton Farmers’ Market, which offers locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, meats, and baked goods. Open seasonally, swim or host a pool party at A.M. Risher Swimming Pool. The pool features two diving areas, a designated kiddie pool, and a concession stand. In the fall, head downtown and check out Linton’s Fall Arts Festival where you can view local artisan displays, savor unique food, and hear live musical performances. Committed to business development, job prospects, and population growth, the city partners with Radius Indiana, a regional economic opportunities initiative. Ideal for working professionals, Linton offers easy access to Interstate 69 and is located less than 90 miles away from two airports, the Indianapolis International Airport and the Evansville Regional Airport.

Population

5,133

Internet Speed Rating

1200 Mbps

Closest Airport

ndianapolis International Airport • 80 mi

Weather (High/Low)

86 / 23

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$120,006

FUN FACT


A coal-mining town in the late 19th century, Linton featured many surface and underground mining facilities. In 1910, more than 2,000 men worked at the city’s 16 coal mines, which were all located within a 3-mile radius.
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