Whitley County, Indiana

Whitley County: County in Indiana, United States


Whitley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,292 and a population density of 38 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 34,378 inhabitants. Its county seat is Columbia City. The county was created 189 years ago in 1835.

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

Quick Facts about Whitley County

Population : 34,378 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Different from : Whitley County
Area : 875 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.69%
Land as percent of area : 99.31%
Named for : William Whitley
Capital : Columbia City
Establishment : February 02, 1835
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 14:22:35 (2nd March 2024)
Density : 39 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.16% (2010-2020)
Whitley County Courthouse image
Whitley County Courthouse
Whitley County Courthouse image


Whitley County is located at 41°8'22"N 85°30'18"W (41.1393800, -85.5051200). It has 5 neighbors: Allen County, Huntington County, Kosciusko County, Noble County and Wabash County.

Whitley County map

The largest city of Whitley County is Columbia City with a population of 9,234. Other cities include, South Whitley population 1,745, Etna population 1,505 and Tri-Lakes population 1,421. See all Whitley County cities & populated places.

Whitley County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Whitley County.

City Name Population Title
Columbia City 9,234 County seat in Indiana
Churubusco 1,999 Town in Indiana, United States
South Whitley 1,745 City in Whitley County, Indiana, United States of America
Etna 1,505 Unincorporated community in Whitley County, Indiana
Tri-Lakes 1,421 Unincorporated community in Whitley County, Indiana
Larwill 288 Town of the United States

Whitley County has 5 neighbours.

  • Columbia City


The population of Whitley County increased by 3.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,292 - census
2011 33,358 0.2% estimation process
2012 33,335 -0.07% estimation process
2013 33,283 -0.16% estimation process
2014 33,444 0.48% estimation process
2015 33,444 0% estimation process
2016 33,475 0.09% estimation process
2017 33,722 0.73% estimation process
2018 34,047 0.95% estimation process
2019 33,964 -0.24% estimation process
2020 34,378 1.2% estimation process

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People born in Whitley County (2)

People born in Whitley County, including writer of western fiction Andy Adams, novelist Lloyd C. Douglas, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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