Place:New Castle, Henry, Indiana, United States

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NameNew Castle
TypeCity
Coordinates39.924°N 85.365°W
Located inHenry, Indiana, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Joshua Powers Burial Grounds
South Mound Cemetery ( 1858 - )
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New Castle is a city in Henry County, Indiana, east-northeast of Indianapolis, on the Big Blue River. In 1900, 3,406 people lived in the town; in 1910, 9,446; in 1920, 14,458; and in 1940, 16,620. The population was 18,114 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Henry County. New Castle is home to New Castle Fieldhouse, the largest high school gymnasium in the world. The city is surrounded by agricultural land. In the past, it was a manufacturing center for the production of sheet iron and steel, automobiles, caskets, clothing, scales, bridges, pianos, furniture, handles, shovels, lathes, bricks, and flour.

New Castle Correctional Facility, with a capacity of over 2,000 inmates, is located just north of the city.

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