Whitley County , Indiana

Whitley County: County in Indiana, United States

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


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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 33,964 inhabitants. Its county seat is Columbia City. The county was created 186 years ago in 1835.


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 Courthouse image
Whitley County Courthouse

The largest city of Whitley County is Columbia City with a population of 9,234. Other cities include, South Whitley population 1,741, Etna population 1,514 and Tri-Lakes population 1,421. See all Whitley County cities & populated places.


Whitley County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. more

Whitley County Courthouse image

Whitley County map

Whitley County Quick Facts

Population : 33,964 (2019)
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 : 06:09:54 (1st August 2021)
Density : 39 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.98% (2010-2019)
Weather : 78℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Whitley County has 5 neighbours.

  • Columbia City


The population of Whitley County increased by 1.98% in 9 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

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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, you can see a list of people who born in Whitley County.

Other places with the same name (1)

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 1,979 Town in Indiana, United States
South Whitley 1,741 City in Whitley County, Indiana, United States of America
Etna 1,514 Unincorporated community in Whitley County, Indiana
Tri-Lakes 1,421 Unincorporated community in Whitley County, Indiana
Larwill 284 Town of the United States

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