Pike County, Indiana

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Pike County
Pike County Courthouse in Petersburg
Pike County Courthouse in Petersburg
Map of Indiana highlighting Pike 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°24′N 87°14′W / 38.4°N 87.23°W / 38.4; -87.23
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedDecember 21, 1816
Named forZebulon Pike
SeatPetersburg
Largest cityPetersburg
Area
 • Total341.09 sq mi (883.4 km2)
 • Land334.24 sq mi (865.7 km2)
 • Water6.86 sq mi (17.8 km2)  2.01%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
12,845
 • Density38/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district8th
 
  • Indiana county number 63
  • First county created after statehood
  • 2010 median center of U.S. population

Pike County is a county in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, 12,845 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Petersburg.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Pike County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.