Fountain County, Indiana

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Fountain County
Fountain County Courthouse
Fountain County Courthouse
Map of Indiana highlighting Fountain County
Location within the U.S. state of Indiana
Map of the United States highlighting Indiana
Indiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 40°07′N 87°14′W / 40.12°N 87.24°W / 40.12; -87.24
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedApril 1, 1826
Named forJames Fontaine
Largest cityAttica
 • Total397.88 sq mi (1,030.5 km2)
 • Land395.66 sq mi (1,024.8 km2)
 • Water2.22 sq mi (5.7 km2)  0.56%
 • Total16,479
 • Density41/sq mi (16/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district4th
Indiana county number 23
FIPS code 045[1]

Fountain County is a county in the western part of the U.S. state of Indiana on the east side of the Wabash River. As of 2020, 16,479 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Covington.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "QuickFacts: Fountain County, Indiana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  2. "Find a County – Fountain County IN". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on July 19, 2011. Retrieved January 6, 2011.