Jay County, Indiana

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Jay County
Jay County Courthouse
Jay County Courthouse
Map of Indiana highlighting Jay 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°26′N 85°01′W / 40.43°N 85.01°W / 40.43; -85.01
Country United States
State Indiana
Founded7 February 1835 (authorized)
1836 (organized)
Named forJohn Jay
Largest cityPortland
 • Total384.08 sq mi (994.8 km2)
 • Land383.90 sq mi (994.3 km2)
 • Water0.18 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.05%
 • Total20,478
 • Density54/sq mi (20.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd
Indiana county number 38

Jay County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2020, 20,478 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Portland.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Jay County, Indiana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 26, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.