Plainfield, Indiana

Plainfield: Town in Indiana, United States


Plainfield is a town located in the county of Hendricks in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 27,631 and a population density of 471 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 36,275 inhabitants.

The town was created 184 years ago in 1838.

Plainfield locator map
Location of Plainfield on Indiana map.

Quick Facts about Plainfield

Population : 36,275 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Hendricks County
Postal code : 46168
Phone Area Codes : 317
Area : 58.7 km2
Altitude : 715 feet / 218 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1839 (184 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 02:58:52 (29th November 2023)
Density : 618 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 23.83% (2010-2020)
Weather : 47℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Downtown Plainfield Indiana image
Downtown Plainfield Indiana
Downtown Plainfield Indiana image


Plainfield is located at 39°42'15"N 86°23'58"W (39.7042100, -86.3994400).

Plainfield map


Plainfield forecast: Sunny. High near 47, with temperatures falling to around 44 in the afternoon. Southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. more


The population of Plainfield increased by 23.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,631 - census
2011 28,482 2.99% estimation process
2012 29,271 2.7% estimation process
2013 30,122 2.83% estimation process
2014 30,468 1.14% estimation process
2015 30,590 0.4% estimation process
2016 31,419 2.64% estimation process
2017 32,938 4.61% estimation process
2018 34,344 4.09% estimation process
2019 35,287 2.67% estimation process
2020 36,275 2.72% estimation process

Plainfield zip code is 46168. County name: Hendricks, County fips: 18063

Plainfield (Indiana), Plejnfild, peulleinpildeu, Плейнфилд, Плейнфілд, Плејнфилд, پلینفیلڈ، انڈیانا, 플레인필드

People born in Plainfield (10)

People born in Plainfield, including basketball coach Del Harris, actor Forrest Tucker, conservationist and zoologist William Temple Hornaday, .


  • James Tague (Witness to the JFK assassination) he was born in 17/10/1936
  • John Kennedy (American puppeteer, born 1968) he was born in 17/11/1968
  • Kelly Faris (American basketball player) she was born in 16/01/1991
  • Paul Franklin (American football player (1906-1959)) he was born in 02/01/1906
  • Jeremy Kehrt (baseball player (1985-)) he was born in 21/12/1985
  • Anthony Sims Jr. (US professional boxer) he was born in 23/02/1995
  • Virginia Dill McCarty she was born in 15/12/1924

Schools in Plainfield

College & universities near Plainfield, IN

Code Name City ZIP
438735 Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Indianapolis Indianapolis (IN) 46241

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Plainfield, IN

Code Name Address Type
IND Indianapolis Union Station 350 South Illinois Street RAIL
CRF Crawfordsville Spring and Green Streets RAIL
CRB Crawfordsville (Bus), Indiana 1000 Smith Ave BUS
LAF Lafayette station 200 North 2nd St. RAIL
COI Connersville station 1012 Eastern Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Plainfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Plainfield Post Office Plainfield (IN) 46168

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  • Plainfield , New Jersey A city in Union County, New Jersey. It is located in the central part of the state. Plainfield is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Plainfield Historical Museum and the Plainfield Public Library. with a population of 50,011 people.
  • Plainfield , Illinois village in Illinois, United States with a population of 44,542 people.
  • Plainfield , Connecticut town in Connecticut, United States with a population of 15,084 people.
  • Plainfield , Pennsylvania unincorporated community in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 6,248 people.
  • Plainfield , Michigan charter township in Kent County, Michigan with a population of 3,719 people.
  • Plainfield , New Hampshire town in Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States with a population of 2,419 people.
  • Plainfield , Vermont town in Vermont with a population of 1,263 people.
  • Plainfield , Massachusetts town in Massachusetts, United States with a population of 663 people.
  • Plainfield , Wisconsin village in Waushara County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 554 people.
  • Plainfield , Iowa city in Iowa, United States with a population of 413 people.
  • Plainfield , Ohio human settlement in Coshocton County, Ohio, United States of America with a population of 159 people.

Other cities in Hendricks County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hendricks County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Brownsburg 27,597 Town in Indiana, United States
Avon 19,361 Town in Indiana
Danville 10,241 Town in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States
Pittsboro 3,812 Town in North Carolina, United States
Clayton 1,032 Town in Indiana, United States
Coatesville 562 Human settlement in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States of America
North Salem 539 Human settlement in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States of America
Lizton 490 Town in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States
Amo 432 Town in Indiana
Stilesville 340 Human settlement in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Plainfield distances to largest Indiana cities