Santa Claus, Indiana

Like the rest of the world at the moment, it’s obvious that the 2200 residents of Santa Claus, Indiana, are totally immersed in the Christmas spirit. Originally named Santa Fe, the town had to change its name in 1856 when it applied for a post office only to discover that there was already another town with that name in the state. Wanting to keep the first part of the name, Santa Claus was the only thing the citizens could think of, though this history has since been embellished with tales of small children, snowy evenings and sleigh bells.…

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