The Wabash River

The Wabash River is about 475 miles long. It starts at Grand Lake in western Ohio, and it crosses Indiana, ending as a tributary to the Ohio River.

It has an impressive list of tributaries with odd names, including Salamonie, Mississinewa, Eel, Tippecanoe, Sugar, and Embarrass.

The Wabash River contains a diverse populations of fishes, has access to many historical sites, and runs by a model clean coal power plant.


Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission
Fishes of the Wabash
Access Indiana site
DOE Clean Coal Project

Wabash, Indiana

Wabash, IN, was founded in 1835 and incorporated in 1866. Wabash has a population of about 14,000. The Wabash Plain Dealer has links to local business as well as news, weather, and community information.

Wabash, IN, is in Wabash County. It was among the first cities in the United States to use electric streetlights.

Wabash College

Wabash College is in Crawfordsville, IN, about a hundred miles from Wabash, IN. A men-only college, May 2001 marks Wabash's 163rd commencement ceremony.


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