South Bend, Indiana

city and county seat of St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States of America

South Bend is a city of northern Indiana in the United States. It is the county seat of St. Joseph County near the St. Joseph River.[3] In the year 2000, the city had 107,789 people living in it.[4] It is the fourth largest city in Indiana. The University of Notre Dame is in South Bend.

City of South Bend, Indiana
South Bend from above
South Bend from above
Flag of City of South Bend, Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: Coordinates: 41°40′21″N 86°15′19″W / 41.67250°N 86.25528°W / 41.67250; -86.25528
CountryUnited States
CountySt. Joseph
Incorporated (City)1865
 • TypeStrong Mayor-Council
 • MayorJames Mueller (D)
 • Total39.1 sq mi (101.3 km2)
 • Land38.7 sq mi (100.2 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
692 ft (211 m)
 • Total105,494
 • Density2,787/sq mi (1,075.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s)574
FIPS code18-71000[1]
GNIS feature ID0452796[2]

The current mayor is James Mueller since 2020.


  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "South Bend city, Indiana - Fact Sheet". American Fact Finder. United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 27 January 2010.[permanent dead link]