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Grabill, Indiana
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Location of Grabill in Allen County, Indiana.
Location of Grabill in Allen County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Allen
Township Cedar Creek
 • Total 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Land 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
817 ft (249 m)
 • Total 1,112
 • Density 1,710.77/sq mi (660.82/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-28494
GNIS feature ID 0435251

Grabill is a town in Cedar Creek Township, Allen County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,053 at the 2010 census. Today it is known for the presence of antique stores and Amish farms. An incorporated town, Grabill has two community parks within the corporate limits.


A post office was established at Grabill in 1902.

Grabill had its start as a town when the Wabash Railroad was extended to that point. Grabill was named for its first postmaster, Joseph A. Grabill.


Grabill is located at 41°12′36″N 84°58′6″W / 41.21000°N 84.96833°W / 41.21000; -84.96833 (41.210049, -84.968358). According to the 2010 census, Grabill has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.55 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 276
1940 288 4.3%
1950 370 28.5%
1960 495 33.8%
1970 570 15.2%
1980 658 15.4%
1990 751 14.1%
2000 1,113 48.2%
2010 1,053 −5.4%
2020 1,112 5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 1,053 people, 403 households, and 276 families living in the town. The population density was 1,755.0 inhabitants per square mile (677.6/km2). There were 443 housing units at an average density of 738.3 per square mile (285.1/km2). The racial makup of the town was 96.8% White, 0.6% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6%.

Of the 403 households 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.5% were non-families. 27.5% of households were one person and 9.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.22.

The median age in the town was 32.8 years. 30.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.9% were from 25 to 44; 21.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.


The town is served by East Allen County Schools: Cedarville Elementary School, Leo Elementary School, and Leo Junior/Senior High School.

Grabill has a public library, a branch of the Allen County Public Library.

Notable people

  • Mark Souder, Former U.S. Representative

See also

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