Tell City Perry County, Indiana

Tell City: County seat in Indiana

Tell City locator map
Location of Tell City on Indiana map.


Tell City is a city located in the county of Perry in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,272 and a population density of 605 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 7,211 inhabitants.

The city was created 164 years ago in 1857.

Tell City  Indiana Town Hall image
Tell City Indiana Town Hall
Tell City  Indiana Town Hall image


Tell City is located at 37°57'5"N 86°46'4"W (37.9514400, -86.7677700).

Tell City map


Tell City forecast: Showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 80%. more

Tell City Quick Facts

Population : 7,211 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Perry County
Postal code : 47586
Phone Area Codes : 812
Area : 12.01 km2
Altitude : 420 feet / 128 meters
Capital city : Tell City is capital of Perry County
Establishment : July 07, 1857 (164 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Tell_City
Local time : 14:33:44 (25th October 2021)
Density : 600 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.85% (2010-2019)
Weather : 71℉ Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Tell City decreased by 0.85% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,272 - census
2011 7,314 0.57% estimation process
2012 7,275 -0.54% estimation process
2013 7,286 0.15% estimation process
2014 7,258 -0.39% estimation process
2015 7,285 0.37% estimation process
2016 7,290 0.07% estimation process
2017 7,272 -0.25% estimation process
2018 7,219 -0.73% estimation process
2019 7,211 -0.11% estimation process

Tell City zip code is 47586. County name: Perry, County fips: 18123

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People born in Tell City (10)

People born in Tell City, including politician John H. Hoeppel, Catholic archbishop Paul D. Etienne, martial artist Aaron Riley, you can see a list of people who born in Tell City.

  • Burke Scott (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 12/01/1933
  • Edwin D. Patrick (United States Army general) he was born in 11/01/1894
  • Eric Embry (American professional wrestler) he was born in 10/07/1959
  • Miriam Haskell (American jewelry designer) she was born in 01/07/1899
  • Spike Gehlhausen (American racing driver) he was born in 19/11/1954
  • Bob Polk (American college basketball coach) he was born in 02/09/1915
  • Philip Zoercher (US-american economist) he was born in 01/10/1866

Schools in Tell City

College & universities near Tell City, IN

Code Name City ZIP
152451 Saint Meinrad School of Theology St. Meinrad (IN) 47577
156356 Brescia University Owensboro (KY) 42301-3023
247940 Owensboro Community and Technical College Owensboro (KY) 42303
157076 Kentucky Wesleyan College Owensboro (KY) 42301
484330 Ross Medical Education Center-Owensboro Owensboro (KY) 42303-7757

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tell City, IN

Code Name Address Type
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS

Post offices near Tell City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tell City Post Office Tell City (IN) 47586
Cannelton Post Office Cannelton (IN) 47520
Troy Post Office Troy (IN) 47588
Hawesvill Post Office Hawesville (KY) 42348
Lewispor Post Office Lewisport (KY) 42351

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Perry County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Perry County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Uniontown 2,471 Town in Perry County, Alabama, United States
Cannelton 1,473 City in Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana, United States, along the Ohio River
Leopold 777 Unincorporated community in Perry County, Indiana
Troy 403 Town in Indiana, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Tell City distances to largest Indiana cities