Notre Dame, Indiana

census-designated place in St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States

Notre Dame is a census-designated place[4] north of the city of South Bend in St. Joseph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. Three universities are within Notre Dame: the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary's College, and Holy Cross College. Part of Notre Dame is in Clay Township and the other part is in Portage Township. As of the 2020 census, its population was 6,342.[3]

Notre Dame, Indiana
An aerial view of the University of Notre Dame's center campus
An aerial view of the University of Notre Dame's center campus
Location of Notre Dame in St. Joseph County, Indiana
Location of Notre Dame in St. Joseph County, Indiana
Notre Dame, Indiana is located in Indiana
Notre Dame, Indiana
Notre Dame, Indiana
Coordinates: 41°42′01″N 86°14′19″W / 41.70028°N 86.23861°W / 41.70028; -86.23861
CountryUnited States
CountySt. Joseph
TownshipClay, Portage
 • Total1.274 sq mi (3.30 km2)
 • Land1.208 sq mi (3.13 km2)
 • Water0.066 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Elevation735 ft (224 m)
 • Total6,342
 • Density5,000/sq mi (1,900/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code574
GNIS feature ID2583462

Government change

Unincorporated areas do not have a municipal government. Notre Dame's government entities are the United States post office and the colleges' police; all colleges and universities in Indiana are entitled to an independent police force by law.[5] The University of Notre Dame has its own firefighters.[6]

There has been a post office in Notre Dame since 1851.[7] The post office is on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.[8][9][10]

Public Education change

The South Bend Community School Corporation is the board of education for people who live in Notre Dame.[11]

References change

  1. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2011.
  4. "Notre Dame, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  5. "Indiana Code 21-17-5-2.1 Archived 2014-01-05 at the Wayback Machine. State of Indiana. 2007. Retrieved on January 4, 2011.
  6. "About NDFD // Notre Dame Fire Department // University of Notre Dame". Archived from the original on September 29, 2021. Retrieved September 29, 2021.
  7. "Saint Joseph County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved December 1, 2015.
  8. "Post Office Location - NOTRE DAME." United States Postal Service. Retrieved on December 6, 2008.
  9. "Campus Map." University of Notre Dame. Retrieved on December 7, 2008.
  10. "Notre Dame Post Office Archived January 23, 2009, at the Wayback Machine." ''University of Notre Dame. Retrieved on December 7, 2008.
  11. "School District Reference Map (2010 Census): St. Joseph County, IN." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on December 13, 2016.