Place:Martin, Indiana, United States

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NameMartin
Alt namesMartinsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.65°N 86.783°W
Located inIndiana, United States     (1820 - )
See alsoKnox, 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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Martin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 10,334. The county seat is Shoals. On April 2, 2006, Martin County switched to the Central Time Zone. Their petition to return to the Eastern Time Zone also caused five other counties to follow suit. It returned to the Eastern Time Zone on November 4, 2007.

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History

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Martin County was formed in 1820 from Daviess and Dubois Counties. It was named for Maj. John T. Martin of Newport, Kentucky.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1820 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1820 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1821 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1820 1,032
1830 2,010
1840 3,875
1850 5,941
1860 8,975
1870 11,103
1880 13,475
1890 13,973
1900 14,711
1910 12,950
1920 11,865
1930 10,103
1940 10,300
1950 10,678
1960 10,608
1970 10,969
1980 11,001
1990 10,369

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External links

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