Posey County , Indiana

Posey County: County in Indiana, United States

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

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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 25,427 inhabitants. Its county seat is Mount Vernon. The county was created 206 years ago in 1814.

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 Courthouse image
Posey County Courthouse

The largest city of Posey County is Mount Vernon with a population of 6,502. Other cities include, Springfield population 4,034, Prairie population 3,101, New Harmony population 753 and Parkers Settlement population 711. See all Posey County cities & populated places.

Weather

Posey County forecast: Patchy fog. Clear, with a low around 67. North northeast wind around 1 mph. more

Posey County Courthouse image

Posey County map

Posey County Quick Facts

Population : 25,427 (2019)
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 : 05:25:09 (28th July 2021)
Density : 23 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.9% (2010-2019)
Weather : 67℉ Patchy Fog 7-days weather

Posey County has 6 neighbours.

  • Mount Vernon

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Posey County decreased by 1.9% in 9 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

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People born in Posey County (1)

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

Posey County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Mount Vernon 6,502 City in Posey County, Indiana, United States of America
Springfield 4,034 Human settlement in Indiana, United States of America
Prairie 3,101 City in United States of America
Oak Grove 1,566 Township in Benton County, Indiana
Poseyville 1,036 Town in Indiana, United States
New Harmony 753 Human settlement in Posey County, Indiana, United States of America
Parkers Settlement 711
Cynthiana 536 Human settlement in Posey County, Indiana, United States of America
Griffin 169 Town in Indiana, USA

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