Downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana from the St. Marys River
Located in northeastern Indiana, the city is 18 miles (29 km) west of the Ohio border and 50 miles (80 km) south of the Michigan border. With a population of 253,691 in the 2010 census, it is the second-most populous city in Indiana after Indianapolis.
The city is within a 300-mile (483 km) radius of major population centers, including Chicago IL, Cincinnati OH, Cleveland OH, Columbus OH, Detroit MI, Indianapolis IN, Louisville KY, Lexington KY, and Milwaukee, WI.
Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation maintains 86 public parks totaling 2,805 acres. Three public and 20 private golf courses are located in Allen County.
The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is rated one of the nation's top ten!
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