Santa Claus is a city in the southwestern part of Indiana, UNITED STATE, between Interstate 64 and also the Ohio Waterway. It is found in Spencer County, in the townships Carter, Clay and also Harrison.


The population was 2,041 at the 2000 census. The village was started in 1854 as well as known as Santa Fe (mispronounced "expense"). In 1856, when the town was working to form an article workplace, the US Postal Service rejected their very first application as there was actually a Santa Fe, Indiana established with the USPS. Numerous city meetings were held, throughout which the name Santa Claus was selected.