Putnam County, Indiana

Putnam County: County in Indiana, United States


Putnam County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,963 and a population density of 30 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 37,469 inhabitants. Its county seat is Greencastle. The county was created 200 years ago in 1822.

Quick Facts about Putnam County

Population : 37,469 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Different from : Putnam County, Putnam County, Putnam County, Putnam County, Putnam County, Putnam County, Putnam County, Putnam County
Area : 1250 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.45%
Land as percent of area : 99.55%
Named for : Israel Putnam
Capital : Greencastle
Establishment : December 12, 1822
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:02:29 (9th February 2023)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.32% (2010-2020)
Putnam County locator map
Location of Putnam County on Indiana map.
PutnamCountyCourthouseIndiana image
PutnamCountyCourthouseIndiana image


Putnam County is located at 39°39'59"N 86°50'42"W (39.6662600, -86.8450000). It has 6 neighbors: Clay County, Hendricks County, Morgan County, Owen County, Parke County and Montgomery County.

Putnam County map

The largest city of Putnam County is Greencastle with a population of 10,338. Other cities include, Raccoon population 638 and Fillmore population 531. See all Putnam County cities & populated places.

Putnam County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Greencastle 10,338 City in Indiana
Cloverdale 2,128 Township in Putnam County, Indiana
Roachdale 865 Town in Indiana, United States
Bainbridge 743 Town in Indiana
Raccoon 638 Human settlement in Indiana, United States of America
Fillmore 531 Human settlement in Putnam County, Indiana, United States of America
Russellville 353 Town in Indiana, USA

Putnam County has 6 neighbours.

  • Greencastle


According to census records, the population of Putnam County decreased by 1.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 37,963 - census
2011 37,867 -0.25% estimation process
2012 37,640 -0.6% estimation process
2013 37,494 -0.39% estimation process
2014 37,451 -0.11% estimation process
2015 37,382 -0.18% estimation process
2016 37,113 -0.72% estimation process
2017 37,363 0.67% estimation process
2018 37,486 0.33% estimation process
2019 37,576 0.24% estimation process
2020 37,469 -0.29% estimation process

Comitatul Putnam, Comte de Putnam, Comté de Putnam, Condado de Putnam, Condado han Putnam, Contea di Putnam, Hrabstwo Putnam, Okrug Patnam, Patnam, Patnem, Putnam, Putnam Kun, Putnam Kūn, Putnam konderria, Putnam megye, Quan Putnam, Quận Putnam, pattonamu jun, pu te nan xian, putanama ka'unti, shhrstan patnm ayndyana, Округ Патнам, Патнам, Патнем, Путнам, Փատնեմ շրջան, شهرستان پاتنم، ایندیانا, پٹنم کاؤنٹی، انڈیانا, পুতনাম কাউন্টি, パットナム郡, 普特南縣

People born in Putnam County (3)

People born in Putnam County, including murdered in 1896 in Kentucky, USA Pearl Bryan, politician Joseph W. Arrasmith, abolitionist Jeremiah Anderson, .


Other places with the same name (9)

Indiana Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Marion County 966,183 County in Oregon, United States
Indianapolis 877,903 City in and county seat of Marion County, Indiana, United States and the Indiana federated state capital city
Lake County 487,536 County in Indiana, United States
Allen County 382,187 County in Indiana, United States
Hamilton County 344,238 County in Indiana, United States
Fort Wayne 272,398 County seat of Allen County, Indiana, United States
Saint Joseph County 271,484 County in Indiana, United States
Elkhart County 206,161 County in Indiana, United States
Tippecanoe County 196,115 County in the northwest quadrant of Indiana, United States
Vanderburgh County 182,447 County in Indiana, United States
Hendricks County 173,251 County in Indiana, United States
Porter County 170,980 County in Indiana, United States
Johnson County 160,607 County in Indiana, United States
Monroe County 148,219 County in Indiana, United States
Madison County 129,681 County in Indiana, United States
Clark County 119,266 County in Indiana, United States