Posey County, Indiana

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Posey County
Posey County Courthouse in Mount Vernon, Indiana
Posey County Courthouse in Mount Vernon, Indiana
Map of Indiana highlighting Posey 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°01′N 87°52′W / 38.02°N 87.86°W / 38.02; -87.86
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedNovember 11, 1814
Named forGeneral Thomas Posey
SeatMount Vernon
Largest cityMount Vernon
Area
 • Total419.32 sq mi (1,086.0 km2)
 • Land409.57 sq mi (1,060.8 km2)
 • Water9.75 sq mi (25.3 km2)  2.33%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
25,540
 • Density63/sq mi (24.49/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district8th
Websitewww.poseycountyin.gov
 
  • Indiana county number 65
  • Southernmost county in Indiana
  • Westernmost county in Indiana
  • Lowest point in Indiana located at County's southwestern tip.

Posey County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, 25,910 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Mount Vernon.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Posey County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.