Rush County , Indiana

Rush County: County in Indiana, United States

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


Rush County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,392 and a population density of 16 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 16,581 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rushville. The county was created 199 years ago in 1821.


Rush County is located at 39°37'12"N 85°27'57"W (39.6199500, -85.4657600). It has 6 neighbors: Henry County, Decatur County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Hancock County and Shelby County.

Rush County Courthouse  Rushville image
Rush County Courthouse Rushville

The largest city of Rush County is Henry with a population of 21,412. Other cities include, Rushville population 7,511, Richland population 1,780, Orange population 759 and Milroy population 275. See all Rush County cities & populated places.

Rush County Courthouse  Rushville image

Rush County map

Rush County Quick Facts

Population : 16,581 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Different from : Rush County
Area : 1058 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.08%
Land as percent of area : 99.92%
Named for : Benjamin Rush
Altitude : 958 feet / 292 meters
Capital : Rushville
Establishment : December 12, 1821
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:13:43 (20th June 2021)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.89% (2010-2019)

Rush County has 6 neighbours.

  • Rushville


According to census records, the population of Rush County decreased by 4.89% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,392 - census
2011 17,285 -0.62% estimation process
2012 17,108 -1.03% estimation process
2013 16,996 -0.66% estimation process
2014 16,845 -0.9% estimation process
2015 16,708 -0.82% estimation process
2016 16,639 -0.41% estimation process
2017 16,643 0.02% estimation process
2018 16,635 -0.05% estimation process
2019 16,581 -0.33% estimation process

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People born in Rush County (6)

People born in Rush County, including boxer Kid McCoy, politician Raymond Smiley Springer, Automobile maker Milton Reeves, you can see a list of people who born in Rush County.

  • Frank J. Hall (American politician)
  • Frank Spradling (American artist)
  • Mary Osburn Adkinson (temperance reformer)

Other places with the same name (1)

Rush County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Henry 21,412 City in United States of America
Rushville 7,511 City in Indiana, United States
Richland 1,780 Unincorporated community in Rush County, Indiana
Carthage 889 Town in Indiana, United States
Orange 759 Unincorporated community in Fayette County, Indiana
Fairview 329 Township in Fayette County, Indiana
Milroy 275 Human settlement in Indiana, United States of America
Glenwood 236 Town in Indiana, United States

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