Introduction to Angola, Indiana

Located in Steuben county, Angola, Indiana, is 35 miles N of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center) and 74 miles W of Toledo, Ohio. There are 7,344 residents living in the city.

Angola History

The city of Angola was founded by Thomas Gale and Cornelius Gilmore. Nestled in the northeast corner of Indiana, the area was originally a 19th century trading center. Glacial lakes and fertile fields propelled business in the county, and it now has a seat on Steuben county.

Angola and nearby Attractions

  • Civil War Monument
  • National Guard Armory
  • Fun Spot Amusement Park & Zoo
  • Rapid Raceway
  • Pokagon State Park
  • Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Things To Do In Angola

The city has many well-facilitated recreational areas including the Camp Sack and Buck Lake Ranch, offering venues such as camping, hiking, whitewater, skiing, and snowboarding. The Zollner Golf Course and the Glendarin Hills Golf Club are located within the city. Angola celebrates some festivals in September such as the Fallfest and the Fiesta Latina. The Fun Spot Amusement Park & Zoo and the Kids 'N' Stuff Children's Museum are nearby.

Angola Transportation

The closest airport to the city is the Fort Wayne International Airport.

Angola Higher Education

Higher education is available at the Indiana University, the Spring Arbor University, and the Kellogg Community College.


Total Population 8,610
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 3,553
Age of the Population 29


% of people married 39.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.5%
Median Earnings25+ $27,897
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,596
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,500


Median Family Income $45,995
% Above Poverty Level 80.1%
% Below Poverty Level 19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%


People Living Alone 33.3%
Median Gross Rent $617
Median House Value $121,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0%
English 13.3%
Irish 15.6%

Angola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles N of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Steuben
Standard Zip Codes 46703
Phone Area Codes 260
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.634
Longitude -84.999

Angola Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ANGOLA
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
Station AUBURN 2 SSE
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Angola, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Berlien (46703)

Crooked Lake (46703)

Flint (46703)

Fox Lake (46703)

Glen Eden (46703)

Lake James (46703)

Metz (46703)

Nevada Mills (46703)

Scott (46703)

York (46703)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashley 1,255 $41,827
Clear Lake 503 $92,578
Fremont 2,340 $43,594
Hamilton 1,744 $54,318
Hudson 604 $42,500
Orland 455 $46,250

Angola Public Libraries

Carnegie Pl Of Steuben County
Angola, Indiana
(260) 665-3362
Library Web Site

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Angola Hospitals

(Government - Local)
(260) 665-2141
Emergency Service: Yes

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Student/teacher ratio: 19.5

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