Southern Indiana

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Southern Indiana is a region consisting of the southern third of the state of Indiana.wikipedia
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Southern Indiana is a region consisting of the southern third of the state of Indiana.
Since its founding as a territory, settlement patterns in Indiana have reflected regional cultural segmentation present in the Eastern United States; the state's northernmost tier was settled primarily by people from New England and New York, Central Indiana by migrants from the Mid-Atlantic states and from adjacent Ohio, and Southern Indiana by settlers from the Southern states, particularly Kentucky and Tennessee.

Upland South

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It is often considered to be part of the Upland South and lower Midwest.
It also includes parts of some Northern states, such as Southern Illinois (the Shawnee Hills), Southern Indiana, and Southern Ohio.

Hoosier National Forest

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Southern Indiana's topography is considerably more varied and complex than Central and Northern Indiana, and includes large tracts of forest (such as the Hoosier National Forest), rolling fields, and sharp hills.
The Hoosier National Forest is a property managed by the United States Forest Service in the hills of southern

Mount St. Francis, Indiana

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Noteworthy Catholic institutions in Southern Indiana include St. Meinrad Archabbey, one of two Catholic archabbeys/seminaries in the United States and Mount St. Francis, a large retreat center in Floyd County.
Mount St. Francis is an Unincorporated community in southwestern Lafayette Township of Floyd County in the hills of the southern part of the U.S. state of Indiana, across the Ohio River from Louisville, Kentucky.

Southwestern Indiana

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The region's largest city is Evansville, in the southwest corner of the state.
Southwestern Indiana is an 11-county region of southern Indiana, United States located at the southernmost and westernmost part of the state.

Midland American English

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The South Midland dialect of American English is prevalent, as opposed to the Inland North dialect in far Northern Indiana and the North Midland dialect in Central and North-Central Indiana.
A decade later, Kurath split this into two discrete subdivisions: the "North Midland" beginning north of the Ohio River valley area and extending westward into Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and northern Missouri, as well as parts of Nebraska and northern Kansas ; and the "South Midland", which extends south of the Ohio River and expands westward to include Kentucky, southern Indiana, southern Illinois, southern Missouri, Arkansas, southern Kansas, and Oklahoma, west of the Mississippi river.

Knobstone Escarpment

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Its elevation ranges from around 360 ft at the large wide largely flat valleys near the mouth of the Wabash River along the southwest to the chain of hills 800 - 1,000 ft high called the Knobstone Escarpment, or simply "The Knobs" in the south central and southeast.
The Knobstone Escarpment is a rugged geologic region in Southern Indiana.

Louisville, Kentucky

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The south-central counties of Clark, Floyd, and Harrison are part of the greater Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area and have a combined population of over 200,000.
The Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Louisville-Jefferson County and 12 surrounding counties, seven in Kentucky and five in Southern Indiana.

Area codes 812 and 930

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Area codes 812 and 930 serve the southern third of the state of Indiana.

Louisville metropolitan area

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Jefferson County, Kentucky (contiguous with Louisville Metro), plus twelve outlying counties – seven in Kentucky and five in Southern Indiana – are now a part of this MSA.

Evansville, Indiana

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The region's largest city is Evansville, in the southwest corner of the state.
The population was 117,429 at the 2010 census, making it the state's third-most populous city after Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, the largest city in Southern Indiana, and the 232nd-most populous city in the United States.

Indiana University Southeast

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The campus spreads over 180 acres (0.716 km²) just north of I-265 in Southern Indiana.

University of Southern Indiana

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Historic Southern Indiana (HSI) is an outreach organization dedicated to preserving, enhancing, and promoting the abundant historical, natural, and recreational resources of southern Indiana.

Evansville metropolitan area

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The primary city is Evansville, Indiana, the third largest city in Indiana and the largest city in Southern Indiana as well as the hub for Southwestern Indiana.

Northern United States

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The region's history and geography has led to a blend of Northern and Southern culture distinct from the remainder of Indiana.

Southern United States

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The region's history and geography has led to a blend of Northern and Southern culture distinct from the remainder of Indiana.

Corydon, Indiana

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Southern Indiana was the first area of the state to be settled, and Indiana's first state capital was located in Corydon in Harrison County near the Ohio River.

Harrison County, Indiana

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Southern Indiana was the first area of the state to be settled, and Indiana's first state capital was located in Corydon in Harrison County near the Ohio River.

Ohio River

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Southern Indiana was the first area of the state to be settled, and Indiana's first state capital was located in Corydon in Harrison County near the Ohio River.

Vincennes, Indiana

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The city of Vincennes, located in the region, is the oldest continually inhabited settlement in Indiana and was the first capital of the Indiana Territory.

Indiana Territory

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The city of Vincennes, located in the region, is the oldest continually inhabited settlement in Indiana and was the first capital of the Indiana Territory.

Catholic Church

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The Catholic Church has a significant presence in the region.

St. Meinrad Archabbey

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Noteworthy Catholic institutions in Southern Indiana include St. Meinrad Archabbey, one of two Catholic archabbeys/seminaries in the United States and Mount St. Francis, a large retreat center in Floyd County.

Floyd County, Indiana

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Noteworthy Catholic institutions in Southern Indiana include St. Meinrad Archabbey, one of two Catholic archabbeys/seminaries in the United States and Mount St. Francis, a large retreat center in Floyd County.