Introduction to Princeton, Indiana
Princeton holds a seat on Gibson county, which was formed in 1813. With the establishment of the Indiana territory in 1800, many settlers moved to the southwest of the territory, where Princeton is now located; the shift was due to the rich farmlands as well as the area's proximity to the Ohio River. The city got its name from William Prince, an Irishman who immigrated to the area and later on became a Gibson county Commissioner. Princeton was officially incorporated as a city in 1818.
Princeton and nearby Attractions
- Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge
- Wabash county Museum
- New harmony State Historic Site
- Princeton Country Club
- Beall Woods State Park
Things To Do In Princeton
The Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge, the Wabash County Museum, and The Princeton Country Club are located in the city. The two most prominent local festivals of Princeton include the Golden Heritage Folk Festival and the Picking and Fiddling Championships; both these festivals are held in the month of September.
The closest airport to the city is the Terre Haute International-Hulman Field Airport.
Princeton Higher Education
Higher education is available at Vincennes University, University of Evansville, and University of Southern Indiana.