Bartholomew County, Indiana

Bartholomew County: County in Indiana, United States


Bartholomew County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 76,794 and a population density of 72 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 84,447 inhabitants. Its county seat is Columbus. The county was created 203 years ago in 1821.

Bartholomew County locator map
Location of Bartholomew County on Indiana map.

Quick Facts about Bartholomew County

Population : 84,447 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Area : 1060 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.64%
Land as percent of area : 99.36%
Named for : Joseph Bartholomew
Altitude : 630 feet / 192 meters
Capital : Columbus
Establishment : February 02, 1821
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 13:54:59 (14th April 2024)
Density : 80 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.06% (2010-2020)
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BartholomewCoCH image


Bartholomew County is located at 39°12'21"N 85°53'51"W (39.2059700, -85.8976000). It has 6 neighbors: Brown County, Decatur County, Jackson County, Jennings County, Johnson County and Shelby County.

Bartholomew County map

The largest city of Bartholomew County is Columbus with a population of 48,445. Other cities include and Bethany population 88. See all Bartholomew County cities & populated places.

Bartholomew County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Bartholomew County.

City Name Population Title
Columbus 48,445 The most populous city in Bartholomew County, Indiana.
Hope 2,248 Town in Indiana, United States
Elizabethtown 540 Town in Indiana, United States
Hartsville 404 Town in Indiana, United States
Clifford 252 Town in Indiana, United States
Jonesville 195 Town in Indiana, United States
Bethany 88 Unincorporated community in Indiana, United States

Bartholomew County has 6 neighbours.

  • Columbus


The population of Bartholomew County increased by 9.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 76,794 - census
2011 77,620 1.06% estimation process
2012 79,001 1.75% estimation process
2013 79,655 0.82% estimation process
2014 80,497 1.05% estimation process
2015 81,458 1.18% estimation process
2016 82,231 0.94% estimation process
2017 82,213 -0.02% estimation process
2018 82,722 0.62% estimation process
2019 83,779 1.26% estimation process
2020 84,447 0.79% estimation process

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