Located in the southwestern side of the state of Indiana and is the seat of Vanderburgh County, and is home to the prehistoric Native Americans. The city sits on the port of the Ohio River. Evansville has an area of coal deposits and oil fields, and its soil is fertile enough to be farmland that surrounds the whole city. The city has contributed substantially to the growth of southwestern Indiana and its nearby regions due to the availability of hydroelectric power and its role as a transportation hub. The economy had also explored and was diversified when it ventured into the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, plastics, aluminum, and food products. Evansville's modern terminal was able to serve and provide the interchange of rail, truck traffic, and of the barge, along with the establishment of the regional airport.

Population 120,310  (-0.80%)

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