Putnam County, Indiana

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Putnam County
Putnam County Courthouse in Greencastle
Putnam County Courthouse in Greencastle
Map of Indiana highlighting Putnam County
Location within the U.S. state of Indiana
Map of the United States highlighting Indiana
Indiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°40′N 86°50′W / 39.67°N 86.84°W / 39.67; -86.84
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedDecember 31, 1821 (created)
April 1822 (organized)[1]
Named forIsrael Putnam
Largest cityGreencastle
 • Total482.69 sq mi (1,250.2 km2)
 • Land480.53 sq mi (1,244.6 km2)
 • Water2.16 sq mi (5.6 km2)  0.45%
 • Total36,726
 • Density76/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district4th
Indiana county number 67

Putnam County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2020, 36,726 people lived there.[2] The county seat is Greencastle.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Welcome to Putnam County, Indiana/History". The USGenWeb Project. 1910. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Putnam County, Indiana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 26, 2023.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.