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Lake Santee, Indiana
Location of Lake Santee in Decatur County and Franklin County, Indiana.
Location of Lake Santee in Decatur County and Franklin County, Indiana.
Lake Santee, Indiana is located in Indiana
Lake Santee, Indiana
Lake Santee, Indiana
Location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur, Franklin
Township Fugit, Salt Creek
 • Total 2.82 sq mi (7.30 km2)
 • Land 2.46 sq mi (6.38 km2)
 • Water 0.36 sq mi (0.92 km2)
1,015 ft (309 m)
 • Total 889
 • Density 360.94/sq mi (139.34/km2)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-41444

Lake Santee is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Decatur and Franklin counties, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 820.


Lake Santee was built up in the 1960s as a housing development centered on a reservoir of the same name.


Lake Santee is located at 39°24′36″N 85°18′27″W / 39.41000°N 85.30750°W / 39.41000; -85.30750 in southeastern Indiana. It is situated 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Greensburg and 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Batesville.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), of which 2.5 square miles (6.4 km2) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.9 km2), or 12.60%, is water. The water area consists entirely of Lake Santee, the reservoir.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 889
U.S. Decennial Census
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