Location Profile

Terre Haute, Indiana

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Facility Location
Terre Haute, Indiana
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
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Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Terre Haute, Indiana. Highly accredited and certified, the facility is a crucial care provider for the area and has more than 200 beds. Services by the facility include emergency care, pediatrics, surgery, and other vital needs.

Indiana State Nurses Association is the professional organization for nurses in Indiana. Founded in 1903, the Association has been protecting the nursing promotion and their patients. Their mission is to improve the nursing profession in Indiana by ensuring fairness, equality, and safety in the field.

Community Overview

Located along the Wabash River, Terre Haute is a bustling Indiana city with over 60,0000 residents. Home to two major educational institutions, the city has excellent arts and culture offerings. Terre Haute has several wonderful museums, a large park system, and excellent schools, plus is just an hour away from the capital of Indiana.

An artsy city, a quaint college town, and a community on the move, Terre Haute offers something for everyone. In addition to its various performing arts events, the city also has free annual local festivals to enjoy. The spring's Banks of the Wabash Festival is a family-friendly event with rides, a craft market, and live entertainment, along with plenty of food.

To learn more about Terre Haute, visit the official city website, and explore the area at the county website.

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The Vigo County School Corporation runs the public schools in the area and features 18 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 3 high schools, an alternative school, and a virtual school. The Corporation offers a solid academic program, with test scores showing 54% of its students are proficient in math and 64% are proficient in reading. Students in the district enjoy a low student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1 and get the attention they need for success. All of its traditional high schools have been recognized among the top 200 high schools in the state by U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools. In addition to offering great academics for its students, the Corporation also features an aquatic center and provides free swimming lessons to every kindergarten student in the county. There are also 10 private schools in Terre Haute.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

With charming boutiques and shops throughout the city, shopping in Terre Haute is a pleasure. The city has several shopping districts, giving shoppers a nice mix of locally-owned stores and national chains to browse. The historic downtown has local shops for board games, clothing, gifts, and a variety of merchandise. For shops like Ulta, American Eagle, and Shoe Dept, head to the Haute City Center. Terre Haute also has department stores like T.J. Maxx, JCPenney, Kohl's, and Walmart.

Terre Haute's performing arts scene is strong with great live theatre, music performances, and touring productions to enjoy. The city has several event venues that house a variety of options for entertainment, with options for any age or interest. Located at Indiana State University, The Hulman Center is home to Broadway musical events, comedy shows, and other events that pack its seats each year. Hatfield Hall at The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology also hosts events and features 602 seats. Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra and Pops Orchestras both feature a season of concerts with professional musicians from the area. Community Theatre of Terre Haute keeps audiences entertained with over 6 world-class comedy, mystery, and musical productions each year. Even little ones can enjoy a play or two, as the Children's Theatre of Terre Haute features 2 annual performances of family-friendly shows. For the latest from Hollywood, Terre Haute has a traditional movie theatre and a drive-in cinema.

Museums in the area cover history, heritage, and culture with fun exhibits for all. See how the city was founded and learn about its early settlers at the Vigo County Historical Museum then see local rail heritage at the Wabash Valley Railroad Museum. American art is the focus of the Swope Art Museum, and it houses over 2,500 pieces in its collection, including pieces by masters like Edward Hopper, Andy Warhold, and Grant Wood. For a different type of museum, stop in the Clabber Girl Museum, where you'll learn about the history of one of America's oldest baking product brands. Exhibits at The Clabber Girl Museum include antique kitchen equipment, a vintage delivery wagon, and hundreds of pieces of memorabilia devoted to a brand that's been part of the family's kitchens since the 1800s. Keep young minds engaged at The Terre Haute Children's Museum, 3 stories of fun and interactivity for all ages. Here children can learn about science, nature, space, animals, and the human body with exciting hands-on activities, plus participate in the museum's challenging rope course.Want to learn about the stars and world around us? When the skies are clear, you can enjoy nighttime viewing of the moon and planets at the John Hook Memorial Observatory and see a show at the Allen Memorial Planetarium.

Thanks to its scenic location in the Wabash Valley, Terre Haute is a scenic area with all-season fun. The city's park system is robust with over 1,000 acres of land and several great facilities at its multipurpose parks. The largest in the park system, the 177-acre Deming Park has a playground, disc golf course, arboretum, a pool, and sports courts. Another multipurpose park, Fowler Park, features a campground, 2 playgrounds, pioneer village, and covered bridge, plus a beach for swimming and fishing. Prairie Creek Park is most popular during the spring as the city holds its annual Sugar Camp, where they retrieve and bottle authentic maple syrup straight from the trees. Dobbs Park Nature Center will give you an up-close look at Indiana's animal inhabitants such as deer, groundhogs, and owls. Terre Haute also has multiple trails, such as the National Road Heritage Trail which runs for 6.5 miles.

Terre Haute grows steadily in diversity and the local Filipino-American community meets monthly at the Saint Mary Margaret Church, plus hosts an annual Simbang Gabi.

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Crime Rate

Terre Haute is safe for families and crime in the area has decreased by nearly 10% over the last year. The Terre Haute Police Department has 133 full-time sworn officers who vigilantly protect the city, engage with the community, and offer crime prevention resources.

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