Angola is a city in Pleasant Township, Steuben County, Indiana, United States. The population was 8,612 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Steuben County. Angola was founded by Thomas Gale and Cornelius Gilmore on June 28, 1838, and is home to Trine University. The town is served by I-69 and the Indiana Toll Road (I-80 and I-90).
The Angola post office has been in operation since 1838.
Some of the first settlers came from Angola, New York, and they named their new home after their old one.
The Angola Commercial Historic District, Steuben County Courthouse, and Steuben County Jail are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The center of Angola is located at 41°38′13″N 85°0′3″W, the intersection of U.S. 20 and State Road 127. The roads are known to the citizens of Angola as North and South Wayne street and West and East Maumee street.
According to the 2010 census, Angola has a total area of 6.387 square miles (16.54 km2), of which 6.34 square miles (16.42 km2) (or 99.26%) is land and 0.047 square miles (0.12 km2) (or 0.74%) is water.
The National Weather Service reports that Angola's average January temperatures are a maximum of 28.8 °F (−1.8 °C) and a minimum of 13.7 °F (−10.2 °C). Average July temperatures are a maximum of 82.0 °F (27.8 °C) and a minimum of 60.4 °F (15.8 °C). There are an average of 7.5 days with highs of 90 °F (32 °C) or higher.