Gibson County, Indiana

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Gibson County
The southeastern face of the current Gibson County Courthouse in Princeton, built in 1884 and the Civil War monument built in 1912.
The southeastern face of the current Gibson County Courthouse in Princeton, built in 1884 and the Civil War monument built in 1912.
Map of Indiana highlighting Gibson County
Location within the U.S. state of Indiana
Map of the United States highlighting Indiana
Indiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°19′N 87°35′W / 38.31°N 87.58°W / 38.31; -87.58
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedApril 1, 1813
From Knox and Harrison counties
Named forJohn Gibson
SeatPrinceton
Largest cityPrinceton
Area
 • Total499.16 sq mi (1,292.8 km2)
 • Land487.49 sq mi (1,262.6 km2)
 • Water11.68 sq mi (30.3 km2)  2.34%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
33,452
 • Density69/sq mi (26.46/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district8th
WebsiteGibson County, Indiana
 
  • Indiana county number 26
  • Seventh largest county in Indiana
  • Seventh oldest county in Indiana

Gibson County is a county in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, 33,503 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Princeton.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gibson County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2011-09-17.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.