Place:Ripley, Indiana, United States

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NameRipley
Alt namesRipleysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.067°N 85.25°W
Located inIndiana, United States     (1816 - )
See alsoClark, Indiana, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Ripley County (County Number 69) is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 28,818. The county seat is Versailles.

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History

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Ripley County was formed in 1816. It was named for Gen. Eleazer Wheelock Ripley, an officer in the War of 1812, who was mainly remembered for the Battle of Lundy's Lane and the Siege of Fort Erie, in 1814.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1816 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 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 1,822
1830 3,989
1840 10,392
1850 14,820
1860 19,054
1870 20,977
1880 21,627
1890 19,350
1900 19,881
1910 19,452
1920 18,694
1930 18,078
1940 18,898
1950 18,763
1960 20,641
1970 21,138
1980 24,398
1990 24,616

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External links

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