Parke County , Indiana

Parke County: County along the Wabash River, in Indiana, United States

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


Parke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,339 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 16,937 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rockville. The county was created 200 years ago in 1821.


Parke County is located at 39°46'25"N 87°12'23"W (39.7736300, -87.2063600). It has 6 neighbors: Clay County, Putnam County, Vermillion County, Vigo County, Fountain County and Montgomery County.

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Rockville IN

The largest city of Parke County is Rockport with a population of 2,144. Other cities include and Bloomingdale population 329. See all Parke County cities & populated places.


Parke County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 80. more

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Parke County map

Parke County Quick Facts

Population : 16,937 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Different from : Park County, Park County, Park County
Area : 1166 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.18%
Land as percent of area : 98.82%
Named for : Benjamin Parke
Altitude : 712 feet / 217 meters
Capital : Rockville
Establishment : January 01, 1821
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 05:44:41 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 15 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.37% (2010-2019)
Weather : 80℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Parke County has 6 neighbours.

  • Rockville


According to census records, the population of Parke County decreased by 2.37% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,339 - census
2011 17,084 -1.49% estimation process
2012 17,118 0.2% estimation process
2013 17,237 0.69% estimation process
2014 17,236 -0.01% estimation process
2015 16,970 -1.57% estimation process
2016 16,938 -0.19% estimation process
2017 16,907 -0.18% estimation process
2018 16,978 0.42% estimation process
2019 16,937 -0.24% estimation process

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People born in Parke County (4)

People born in Parke County, including politician David W. Finney, businessman and politician from Indiana Jim Baird, tennis player G. Cullen Thomas, you can see a list of people who born in Parke County.

  • Richard L. Stokes (American journalist)

Parke County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Rockville 2,478 Town in Adams Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States
Rockport 2,144 County seat in Indiana
Howard 1,285 Unincorporated town in Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana, USA
Montezuma 986 Town in Parke County, Indiana
Rosedale 706 Town in Indiana, United States
Bloomingdale 329 Human settlement in Parke County, Indiana, United States of America
Mecca 326 Town in Indiana, USA
Marshall 317 Town in Washington Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States

Indiana Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Indiana 6,732,219 State of the United States of America
Marion County 964,582 County in Oregon, United States
Indianapolis 886,220 City in and county seat of Marion County, Indiana, United States and the Indiana federated state capital city
Lake County 485,493 County in Indiana, United States
Allen County 379,299 County in Indiana, United States
Hamilton County 338,011 County in Indiana, United States
Saint Joseph County 271,826 County in Indiana, United States
Fort Wayne 270,402 County seat of Allen County, Indiana, United States
Elkhart County 206,341 County in Indiana, United States
Tippecanoe County 195,732 County in the northwest quadrant of Indiana, United States
Vanderburgh County 181,451 County in Indiana, United States
Porter County 170,389 County in Indiana, United States
Hendricks County 170,311 County in Indiana, United States
Johnson County 158,167 County in Indiana, United States
Monroe County 148,431 County in Indiana, United States
Madison County 129,569 County in Indiana, United States

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