Welcome to the Indiana information page! Learn more about Indiana's rich cultural and historical background through Indiana trivia, history and facts. You can explore all that Indiana has to offer with our suggested scenic road trips and information about driving in Indiana. If you are thinking about moving to the great state of Indiana, check out tips to help you get started and the handy Allstate Moving Checklist.
The state of Indiana encompasses 36,418 square miles and is ranked 38th in the nation's total area. It was the 19th state to enter the union on December 11, 1816. Indiana means Land of the Indians, or simply Indian Land.
- The first professional baseball game was played in Fort Wayne on May 4, 1871.
- The first long-distance auto race in the U. S. was held May 30, 1911, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Today, it hosts the Indianapolis 500, which is 200 laps or 500 miles long.
- Historic Parke County has 32 covered bridges and is the Covered Bridge Capital of the world.
- Deep below the earth in Southern Indiana is a sea of limestone that is one of the richest deposits of top-quality limestone found anywhere on earth.
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Take a spin through the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles online to better prepare yourself before your move. Use this link to learn need-to-know basics such as obtaining a new Indiana driver's license, requirements for an ID cards, and vehicle registration.
Things to Consider Before Moving
The First Step When Moving
Contact your Allstate agent or call 1-800-ALLSTATE (1-800-255-7828).
Will I need to change my insurance coverage? Should I buy or rent my new place? What can I afford? Relax! We'll help you sort through your options
Moving Tools and Tips
There's a lot to keep track of when you move. Our checklists
will help you so moving will be a breeze.
Always check out the moving company's
registration number, references and complaint history at Relocation.com
. This is important, even if your move is within Indiana.
Need an Insurance Policy in Indiana?
Find out if switching to Allstate might save you money by getting an auto insurance quote
today (it's easy!). You can also talk to an Allstate agent
right in your neighborhood or call 1-866-621-6900
to get a quote over the phone.
Some suggested scenic road trips.
Preview upcoming events, historic sites and museums. Find transportation information along with state maps at the Indiana State Tourism site.
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