Ohio County, Indiana

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Ohio County
Ohio County Courthouse in Rising Sun
Ohio County Courthouse in Rising Sun
Map of Indiana highlighting Ohio 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°57′N 84°58′W / 38.95°N 84.97°W / 38.95; -84.97
Country United States
State Indiana
Founded1844
Named forOhio River
SeatRising Sun
Largest cityRising Sun
Area
 • Total87.43 sq mi (226.4 km2)
 • Land86.14 sq mi (223.1 km2)
 • Water1.29 sq mi (3.3 km2)  1.48%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
5,844
 • Density70.7/sq mi (27.28/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th
Indiana county number 58
FIPS County Code 115
Smallest county in Indiana in area
Least populated county in Indiana

Ohio County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, 6,128 people lived there and has an area of 87.43 sq mi (226.4 km2) which makes it the smallest county in Indiana in both area and population.[1] The county seat and only incorporated municipality is Rising Sun.[2][3] The county was created in 1844.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ohio County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 4, 2011. Retrieved September 25, 2011.
  2. "Find a County – Ohio County IN". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on February 27, 2014. Retrieved December 3, 2011.
  3. "Ohio County IN – County Subdivision and Place. GCT-PH1. Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2000". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 16, 2020. Retrieved February 9, 2011.