Posey County , Indiana

Posey County: County in Indiana, United States

About

Posey County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,910 and a population density of 24 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 25,275 inhabitants. Its county seat is Mount Vernon. The county was created 208 years ago in 1814.

Posey County Quick Facts

Population : 25,275 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Area : 1086 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.33%
Land as percent of area : 97.67%
Named for : Thomas Posey
Altitude : 420 feet / 128 meters
Capital : Mount Vernon
Establishment : September 09, 1814
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:58:31 (7th October 2022)
Density : 23 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.51% (2010-2020)
Posey County locator map
Location of Posey County on Indiana map.
Posey County Courthouse image
Posey County Courthouse
Posey County Courthouse image

Geography

Posey County is located at 38°1'19"N 87°52'6"W (38.0218900, -87.8684700). It has 6 neighbors: Gallatin County, White County, Gibson County, Vanderburgh County, Henderson County and Union County.

Posey County map

The largest city of Posey County is Mount Vernon with a population of 6,426. Other cities include, Springfield population 3,924, New Harmony population 747, Cynthiana population 532 and Prairie population 207. See all Posey County cities & populated places.

Posey County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Mount Vernon 6,426 City in Posey County, Indiana, United States of America
Springfield 3,924 Human settlement in Indiana, United States of America
Oak Grove 1,565 Township in Benton County, Indiana
Poseyville 1,031 Town in Indiana, United States
New Harmony 747 Human settlement in Posey County, Indiana, United States of America
Cynthiana 532 Human settlement in Posey County, Indiana, United States of America
Prairie 207 City in United States of America
Griffin 167 Town in Indiana, USA

Posey County has 6 neighbours.

  • Mount Vernon

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Posey County decreased by 2.51% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,910 - census
2011 25,695 -0.84% estimation process
2012 25,616 -0.31% estimation process
2013 25,561 -0.22% estimation process
2014 25,603 0.16% estimation process
2015 25,613 0.04% estimation process
2016 25,639 0.1% estimation process
2017 25,569 -0.27% estimation process
2018 25,554 -0.06% estimation process
2019 25,427 -0.5% estimation process
2020 25,275 -0.6% estimation process

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People born in Posey County (1)

American politician (1842-1927) George W. Snow was born in Posey County

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