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  Santa Claus, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Santa Claus is a town in Spencer County, Indiana, in the United States.
On December 25, 1935, Barrett dedicated a 22 foot tall statue of Santa Claus that was erected on the highest hill in town.
Santa's Candy Castle was the first building of the original Santa Claus Town to be re-opened to the public, when its doors opened on July 1, 2006.
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 Santa Claus, Indiana
Santa Claus, Indiana, was on the map even before the invention of the car and paid vacations.
In 1852 Santa Claus was named Santa Fe, and was toe-to-toe with another Santa Fe, IN, that had the name first.
Claus (Santa's zip is 47579, in case your kids ask).
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 The History of Santa Claus, Indiana
In fact, the community became known as the "nameless town." The naming of the town of Santa Claus is such a charming story that it was featured on Christmas Eve, 1992, on renowned radio news commentator Paul Harvey’s "The Rest of the Story" program.
Santa Claus Land included the Mother Goose Land Train, with a 1/4-scale locomotive for rides through Mother Goose Land, a toy factory with elves at work, a place to visit Santa Claus, and a food and souvenir shop.
The Town of Santa Claus is, by percentage, the fastest growing community in the state of Indiana.
www.hohoholdings.com /schistory.htm   (1440 words)

  
 The Indiana Traveler - Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
He was troubled that the tiny hamlet of Santa Claus, Indiana, was visited by children from throughout the country who were ultimately disappointed when they found out Santa was not there.
Santa Claus Land originally contained a toy shop, toy displays, themed children's rides, a restaurant, and, of course, Santa Claus.
In 1984, Santa Claus Land grew to include Halloween and Fourth of July sections, and the park's name was changed to Holiday World.
www.indianatraveler.com /holiday-world.htm   (665 words)

  
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Santa Claus is the oldest United Methodist campground in the state of Indiana and the first permanent campground ever established for that purpose here.
Owners of the campground have included the Santa Claus ME Church, the Santa Claus Campground Association, the Evansville District of the Methodist Church, and the South Indiana Conference of the UM Church.
Presently it is owned by the Santa Claus Campground Trust, a private corporation formed in 1989, which operates a full summer schedule of youth camps and a May camp for senior adults.
depauw.edu /library/archives/methinventories/santa_claus_campground.htm   (232 words)

  
 Santa Claus City Guide - Santa Claus, Indiana by TravelEze.com
Santa Claus is located just 7 miles south of Interstate 64 in Southern Indiana.
Santa Claus is the only town in the world with the Santa Claus name that has a post office.
Santa Claus invites you and your family to share in the Christmas Spirit with us.
www.traveleze.com /travel_planning/santaclaus.html   (859 words)

  
 Access Spencer County, Indiana, USA
Santa Claus is located at the intersection of Highway 162 and 245, approximately four miles east of Lincoln City, and seven miles south of Interstate 64 between Louisville, Kentucky, and Evansville, Indiana.
The town of Santa Claus was incorporated in 1967 with a town board of three members and a clerk-treasurer.
Holiday Village, located on the north side of Santa Claus, continues to be developed by the Koch family.
www.spencerco.org /about_towns/santa_claus/santa_claus.cfm   (854 words)

  
 Letters Truly From Santa Claus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Santa Claus, Indiana (PRWEB) December 14, 2005 -- A letter truly from Santa Claus is discovered to be a cherished local family Christmas tradition.
The fact that Santa Claus is such a small community has kept this popular and memorable tradition somewhat secret to the rest of the world for many years now.
However, a Santa Claus, Indiana resident and father of young children, knowing first hand how special this tradition truly is to so many already, has made this same service available to the rest of the world.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2005/12/emw321951.htm   (581 words)

  
 Indiana Real Estate Agents: Find Realtors and Relocation Info
Indiana is bounded by Lake Michigan and the states of Michigan, Ohio, and to the south by Kentucky (sharing the Ohio River as a border), and on the west by Illinois.
Evansville, the third largest city in Indiana, is located on the Ohio river, which forms the Indiana border with Kentucky.
Much of Indiana is mostly farmland, but areas become more densely populated as you move towards the thriving metropolitan area of Chicago, just north of the state line.
www.neighborhoodscout.com /real-estate/indiana   (741 words)

  
 Santa's Candy Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Santa's Candy Castle, located in Santa Claus, Indiana, was the first attraction in Santa Claus Town, which is purported to be the first and oldest themed attraction in the United States.
Santa Claus Town was the vision of Vincennes entrepreneur Milton Harris, who saw the potential of Santa Claus, Indiana’s unique name after its post office had been featured in Robert Ripley’s famous Believe It or Not cartoon.
Santa Claus Town was officially launched with the dedication of Santa’s Candy Castle in 1935, and would quickly be expanded with the addition of the Toy Village and Santa’s Workshop.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Santa's_Candy_Castle   (605 words)

  
 Santa Claus Indiana, History of Santa Claus, Santa Claus Address, Christmas Santa Claus, Santa Claus Suits (via ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Santa Claus is a town located in Spencer County, Indiana.
In the course of the session Santa Claus appeared with his bag of goodies.
This inspired one of those present to suggest the name Santa Claus for the town, and the motion was passed unanimously.
www.christmascarnivals.com.cob-web.org:8888 /santa-claus-indiana   (545 words)

  
 Where Every Day is a Holiday
Located in southern Indiana in the rural American Midwest, the town of Santa Claus is just a tiny dot among the region’s expansive rolling hills, or “knobs,” as Indianans call them.
Home to some 2,000 residents, Santa Claus holds a unique place among Indiana cities, with a giant statue of Santa, surrounded by cornfields, marking the town “entrance.” It’s not quite certain if Holiday World put Santa Claus on the map, or Santa Claus helped put Holiday World there.
During the course of the party, Santa appeared, and someone suggested the name of Santa Claus.
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 Santa Letter - A Personalized Letter from Santa Claus. Letters from Santa Make a Great Gift.
Like the letters from Santa Claus mailed in December, the follow-up postcard is personalized and carries a message of encouragement as well as a reminder Santa will be watching all year long.
Also like the letters from Santa Claus, there are six different styles (messages) that correspond with the letter style you choose.
We have heard from many parents and grandparents over the years stating after all the money they spent on the holidays the most precious memory they will have is when their child or grandchild saw their letter from Santa Claus.
www.lettersfromsantaclaus.com   (976 words)

  
 Beans Around The World - Santa Claus, IN
The town was originally founded by German immigrants in the late 1840s, and according to the local legend, got its clever moniker on Christmas Eve, 1852, when the local residents were holding a meeting to pick a town name.
Of course, every once in a while someone in Santa Claus ends up on the "naughty" list, and they have to send the local law-enforcement elves out to see you.
One of the fun highlights of Santa Claus is a visit to Holiday World, a pretty cool theme park.
www.beans-around-the-world.com /santaclaus.html   (768 words)

  
 Santa Claus News
Former congressman, and co-chairman of the 9/11 Commission, Lee H. Hamilton endorsed Democratic candidate for Indiana Secretary of State, Joe Pearson at Democratic events in Spencer and Marion counties.
But the Indiana Supreme Court overturned the sentence on appeal, ruling that jurors were exposed to too much publicity before the trial.
A man who has portrayed Santa Claus was one of the people arrested in a two-day crackdown on public indecency at a Logansport park this week, police said.
www.topix.net /city/santa-claus-in   (671 words)

  
 Santa Letter from Santa Claus, Indiana - Personalized Holiday Gift Ideas
For years, a very popular tradition for many parents and grandparents within this region of the country is to drive to Santa Claus, Indiana, and mail a custom written letter from Santa Claus to their children and grandchildren from this special post office.
Each year's official Santa Claus postmark is only available from December 1st to December 24th and is then retired never to be used again.
Mark Bulleit, a Santa Claus resident and founder of Imaginary Greetings, thought that it was a shame that what has become to be such an unforgettable and valuable tradition to so many families relatively close to us required a long trip for some and not possible for most.
www.lettersfromsantaclaus.com /aboutUs.asp   (544 words)

  
 Christmas Lake Online - Santa Claus, Indiana
According to oral tradition the town of Santa Claus was named one Christmas eve in 1849.
According to legend no one in town could think of a name for the new town until that evening when Santa Claus arrived to distribute presents to the kids.
Someone then suggested the name of Santa Claus, which stuck and became the official name of the new community.
www.christmaslakeonline.com   (200 words)

  
 Santa Letter from Santa Claus, Indiana - Personalized Holiday Gift Ideas
As St. Nicholas had figured out as a young man, we truly, as adults, begin to understand Santa Claus when we realize that the best gift of all is not on the receiving end, but being the one giving.
And Santa Claus, well he is a perception of a truly magical holiday spirit presented to them in a way with which they can associate at this point in their lives.
You can meter this by deciding when you feel they will understand that Santa Claus really does exist in all of us and he often means something different to each person they'll meet.
www.lettersfromsantaclaus.com /articles/IsThereASanta.asp   (719 words)

  
 Santa Claus Indiana Post Office to Offer Unique Postmark - Newsroom - Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick
11/30/2004 3:30:13 PM SANTA CLAUS, IN-----The Santa Claus, Indiana, post office is offering a unique "picture postmark" to cancel the postage stamps on holiday mail this year.
Tanya is the daughter of John and Becky Wesner of St. Meinrad, Indiana.
This Southern Indiana post office is the only "Santa Claus Post Office" in the nation.
www.insideindianabusiness.com /newsitem.asp?id=12394&print=1   (363 words)

  
 Santa Claus, Indiana Resident Spreads Local Town’s Christmas Spirit Worldwide.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Santa Claus, Indiana (PRWEB) November 9, 2004 – A small town in southern Indiana, with a population of just over 2,000 people, doesn’t get a whole lot of attention.
Bulleit’s web site, www.GreetingsFromSanta.com, to request a letter from Santa Claus to be sent to their child.
Each letter is written in Santa’s handwriting and mailed from the Santa Claus post office with the commemorative postmark only available from Santa Claus, Indiana.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2004/11/prweb176159.htm   (494 words)

  
 Santa Letter - A Personalized Letter from Santa Claus. Letters from Santa Make a Great Gift.
Absolute proof to your child that he or she made Santa's official Good list and his or her hard work being good all year has not gone unnoticed.
At only $12.95 for a beautiful personalized letter, a personalized Santa Stop Here door hanger, and the over-sized follow-up postcard from Santa Claus, mailed with this special Santa Claus postmark, this is without a doubt the most convenient, most affordable and most memorable holiday treasure you'll find.
Don't let this opportunity pass, request your Santa Letter (letter from Santa Claus) now and build the excitement in your home this season like never before...there is no question you will be glad you did!
www.greetingsfromsanta.com   (766 words)

  
 Santa's Lodge - Closest accommodations to Holiday World & Splashin Safari theme park. Plan family vacation in Santa ...
Santa's Lodge - Closest accommodations to Holiday World and Splashin Safari theme park.
You’ll be welcomed at Santa’s Lodge with a vaulted lobby soaring 37 feet into the Southern Indiana skyline.
Santa's Lodge "A Southern Indiana Property of Distinction"
www.santaslodge.com   (116 words)

  
 Moment of Indiana History
The town of Santa Claus …on this Moment of Indiana History.
Legend has it that the town was christened the night before Christmas, 1849, when a local figure impersonating Santa Claus crashed a town council meeting, goody bag in tow.
Santa Claus Land became Holiday World in 1984, expanding its themes to “Fourth of July” and “Halloween.” You can still send your holiday cards through Santa Claus Station, 47579, to be cancelled with a postmark specially designed by a local high school student each year.
www.purdue.edu /wbaa/ipbs/Scripts/045.htm   (269 words)

  
 eBay - santa claus indiana, Historical Memorabilia, Postcards Paper items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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Santa Claus, Indiana - Statue of Santa Claus
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 Santa Letter - A Personalized Letter from Santa Claus. Letters from Santa Make a Great Gift.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Santa's Depot, Inc. established GreetingsFromSanta.com to help spread some of the Christmas magic and tradition that all who know and live in Santa Claus, Indiana share year around.
In a small town where the buildings are decorated as any small Christmas village would be and with street names like Christmas Boulevard and Rudolph Lane, you can imagine the level of anticipation each year for this magical season.
Our Greetings from Santa are a unique holiday treasure guaranteed to bring smiles to the faces of your loved ones and friends.
www.greetingsfromsanta.com /about.asp   (368 words)

  
 Enjoy Christmas with Santa Claus at the North pole, an award-winning Christmas web site. The site for Coke. (via ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 USATODAY.com - LSU QB Mauck is avoiding Santa Claus (Indiana, that is)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Mauck's parents moved to Santa Claus (population: 2,041) after he graduated from high school.
In Santa Claus, which got its name on Christmas Eve 1852, all the streets have Christmas names: Tinsel Lane, Jinglebell Lane, Elf Lane and so on.
This year Mauck won't experience the long lines at the post office — "People come from a long way away to have their Christmas cards stamped from Santa Claus," he says — nor the Festival of Lights in which neighborhood displays are judged.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/football/sec/2003-12-23-mauck-santa-claus_x.htm   (354 words)

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