Blackford County , Indiana

Blackford County: County in Indiana, United States


Blackford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,766 and a population density of 30 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,782 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hartford City. The county was created 183 years ago in 1838.

Blackford County Quick Facts

Population : 11,782 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Area : 428 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Isaac Blackford
Altitude : 919 feet / 280 meters
Capital : Hartford City
Establishment : April 04, 1838
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 06:33:02 (6th December 2021)
Density : 28 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.35% (2010-2020)
Weather : 37℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather
Blackford County Courthouse tower image
Blackford County Courthouse tower
Blackford County Courthouse tower image


Blackford County is located at 40°28'25"N 85°19'29"W (40.4736000, -85.3248200). It has 3 neighbors: Delaware County, Jay County and Wells County.

Blackford County map

The largest city of Blackford County is Hartford City with a population of 5,660. Other cities include, Montpelier population 1,666, Millgrove population 1,599 and Converse population 1,211. See all Blackford County cities & populated places.

Blackford County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Blackford County.

City Name Population Title
Hartford City 5,660 City in Indiana
Montpelier 1,666 City in Indiana, United States
Millgrove 1,599 Unincorporated community in Blackford County, Indiana
Converse 1,211 Human settlement in Indiana, United States of America
Shamrock Lakes 217 Town of the United States


Blackford County forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. more

Blackford County has 3 neighbours.

  • Hartford City


According to census records, the population of Blackford County decreased by 8.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,766 - census
2011 12,656 -0.87% estimation process
2012 12,528 -1.02% estimation process
2013 12,461 -0.54% estimation process
2014 12,347 -0.92% estimation process
2015 12,242 -0.86% estimation process
2016 12,115 -1.05% estimation process
2017 12,028 -0.72% estimation process
2018 11,924 -0.87% estimation process
2019 11,758 -1.41% estimation process
2020 11,782 0.2% estimation process

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Local Places in Blackford County

People born in Blackford County (2)

People born in Blackford County, including politician M. Clifford Townsend, politician in Indiana Kevin Mahan, you can see a list of people who born in Blackford County.

Other places with the same name (1)

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