Place:Posey, Indiana, United States

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NamePosey
Alt namesPoseysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.033°N 87.833°W
Located inIndiana, United States     (1814 - )
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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Posey County is a county located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 25,910. The county seat is Mount Vernon. Posey County is part of the Evansville, INKY Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Posey County was formed on November 11, 1814 from Gibson and Warrick counties. It was named for Revolutionary War Gen. Thomas Posey, who was then serving as Governor of the Indiana Territory. Mount Vernon became the county seat in 1825.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1812 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1814 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1814 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 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
1820 4,061
1830 6,549
1840 9,683
1850 12,549
1860 16,167
1870 19,185
1880 20,857
1890 21,529
1900 22,333
1910 21,670
1920 19,334
1930 17,853
1940 19,183
1950 19,818
1960 19,214
1970 21,740
1980 26,414
1990 25,968

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External links

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