Harrison County, Indiana

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Harrison County
Harrison County Courthouse in Corydon, built in 1928
Harrison County Courthouse in Corydon, built in 1928
Map of Indiana highlighting Harrison 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°12′N 86°07′W / 38.2°N 86.12°W / 38.2; -86.12
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedDecember 1, 1808
Named forWilliam Henry Harrison
SeatCorydon
Largest cityCorydon
Area
 • Total486.52 sq mi (1,260.1 km2)
 • Land484.52 sq mi (1,254.9 km2)
 • Water2.00 sq mi (5.2 km2)  0.41%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
40,354
 • Density81.2/sq mi (31.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district9th
Indiana county #31
Fourth oldest county in state
FIPS Code 061[1]

Harrison County is a county in the far southern part of the U.S. state of Indiana along the Ohio River. The county was created in 1808. As of 2010, 39,364 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Corydon. Corydon used to be capital of Indiana.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Harrison County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved September 20, 2011.
  2. "Find a County – Harrison County IN". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on June 14, 2018. Retrieved January 21, 2012.

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