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Terre Haute is a city in the Midwestern United States, with a population of nearly 60,000. It is the county seat of Vigo County, located in west-central Indiana state, about 4 hours (300 km) south of Chicago, Illinois and 1 hour southwest of Indianapolis, Indiana. The name "Terre Haute" is French for "high land" and refers to the area's history from the French colonization of the Americas as well as its geography next to the Wabash River. Terre Haute's history reaches back to the early 1800s with the construction of Fort Harrison as a permanent settlement within Indian territory. ...

Dining

American
  M. Moggers Eatery & Pub. 908 Poplar St.
  St. Mary's Supper Club. 3700 W. Arms Pl., St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-3277.
  Bush Restaurant. 932 Locust St., (812) 238-1148.

Barbecue
  Big Shoe's Barbecue. 1105 S 12th St.

Chinese
  Panda Garden. 3540 Riverside Plaza.

Deli
  Market Bella Rosa. 669 Wabash Ave, (812) 234-3663.

Donuts
  Square Donuts. 930 Wabash Ave, (812) 232-3606. 2417 E. Fort Harrison Rd., (812) 466-9660. 1842 S. 3rd St., (812) 232-6463.

European
  Harry & Budd's. 1440 S. 25th St., Terre Haute.

German
  Gerhardt's Bierstube Restaurant. 1724 Lafayette Ave., (812) 466-9249.

Indian
  Sunmart. 408 S 7th St.

Japanese
  Sushi Umi. 2801 S. 3rd St., (812) 232-7874.

Thai
  Exotic Thai Cuisine. 1295 S. 3rd St., (812) 232-8898.

Education

Unlike other cities its size, Terre Haute boasts five institutes of higher education:
  Indiana State University. 200 N 7th St. Founded in 1865, Indiana State University is a public university with around 10,000 students.
  Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. 5500 Wabash Ave. Founded in 1874, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is a private college with about 2,000 students. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks it the #1 undergraduate engineering institution in the United States.
  Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is a liberal arts college for women. Founded in 1840, it is the nation's oldest Catholic college for women.
  Ivy Tech Community College.
  Indiana Business College.

Lodging

Mid-range
For easy access to I-70, there is a cluster of hotels off the Terre Haute Highway 41 exit:
  Comfort Suites Terre Haute. 501 E Margaret Ave. (812) 235-1770.
  Drury Inn Terre Haute. 3040 S US Highway 41.
  Fairfield Inn by Marriott Terre Haute. 475 E Margaret Ave. (812) 235-2444.
  Hampton Inn Terre Haute. 3325 S US Highway 41. (812) 242-2222.
  Holiday Inn Express Terre Haute. 3300 S US Highway 41. (812) 232-6081.

Tourist Information

  Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau. 643 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute. (812) 234-5555 or (800) 366-3043. 24-hour information line: (812) 238-TALK.

Drink

Coffee
  Java Haute. 3805 Wabash Ave. This coffee shop is a huge local hangout for everyone from young to old. It also has a 24 hour drive-thru.
  The Coffee Grounds. 423 Wabash Ave., (812) 238-9664.

Beer
  M. Moggers Eatery & Pub. 908 Poplar St.,

Contact

The area code is 812.

Stay safe

Dial 911 from any telephone for emergency police, medical, and fire services.

Links

  Terre Haute - A Level Above by the Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau
  City of Terre Haute government website


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