Fountain County, Indiana

Fountain County: County in Indiana, United States

About

Fountain County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,240 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 16,511 inhabitants. Its county seat is Covington. The county was created 196 years ago in 1825.

Quick Facts about Fountain County

Population : 16,511 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Area : 1031 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.56%
Land as percent of area : 99.44%
Named for : James Fontaine
Altitude : 633 feet / 193 meters
Capital : Covington
Establishment : December 12, 1825
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 20:04:11 (30th November 2022)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.42% (2010-2020)
Fountain County Courthouse front  southern angle image
Fountain County Courthouse front southern angle
Fountain County Courthouse front  southern angle image

Geography

Fountain County is located at 40°7'15"N 87°14'31"W (40.1208700, -87.2419900). It has 5 neighbors: Parke County, Vermillion County, Montgomery County, Tippecanoe County and Warren County.

Fountain County map

The largest city of Fountain County is Attica with a population of 3,324. Other cities include, Covington population 2,540, Coal Creek population 1,555, Kingman population 458 and Mellott population 194. See all Fountain County cities & populated places.

Fountain County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Attica 3,324 City in Logan Township, Fountain County, Indiana
Covington 2,540 City in Fountain County, Indiana, United States
Veedersburg 2,058 Town in Fountain County, Indiana, United States
Coal Creek 1,555 Unincorporated community in Fountain County, Indiana
Kingman 458 Human settlement in Fountain County, Indiana, United States of America
Newtown 244 Town in Indiana, United States
Mellott 194 Human settlement in Fountain County, Indiana, United States of America
Wallace 83 Town in Indiana, United States of America

Fountain County has 5 neighbours.

  • Covington

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fountain County decreased by 4.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,240 - census
2011 17,157 -0.48% estimation process
2012 17,117 -0.23% estimation process
2013 16,882 -1.39% estimation process
2014 16,693 -1.13% estimation process
2015 16,537 -0.94% estimation process
2016 16,457 -0.49% estimation process
2017 16,419 -0.23% estimation process
2018 16,390 -0.18% estimation process
2019 16,346 -0.27% estimation process
2020 16,511 1% estimation process

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People born in Fountain County (1)

American football player (1924-2005) Ted Hazelwood was born in Fountain County

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