Place:Hancock, Indiana, United States

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NameHancock
Alt namesHancocksource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.783°N 85.767°W
Located inIndiana, United States     (1827 - )
See alsoDelaware, Indiana, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 70,002. The county seat is Greenfield.

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History

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Hancock County was officially formed on March 1, 1828. It was named for John Hancock, president of the Continental Congress, who signed his name prominently to the Declaration of Independence.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1827 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1828 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1828 Probate records recorded 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
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 1,436
1840 7,535
1850 9,698
1860 12,802
1870 15,123
1880 17,123
1890 17,829
1900 19,189
1910 19,030
1920 17,210
1930 16,605
1940 17,302
1950 20,332
1960 26,665
1970 35,096
1980 43,939
1990 45,527

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External links

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