Place:Boone, Indiana, United States

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Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 56,640. The county seat is Lebanon. Indiana's center of population is located in eastern Boone County, just northwest of the town of Sheridan in neighboring Hamilton County.

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History

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Boone County was formed April 1, 1830, and named for frontiersman Daniel Boone. The county commissioners met near the center of the county on May 1, 1831 to identify a county seat, which by law had to be within of the county's center; the city of Lebanon was selected to serve this purpose.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1830 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1830 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1831 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 621
1840 8,121
1850 11,631
1860 16,753
1870 22,593
1880 25,922
1890 26,572
1900 26,321
1910 24,673
1920 23,575
1930 22,290
1940 22,081
1950 23,993
1960 27,543
1970 30,870
1980 36,446
1990 38,147

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External links

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