Place:Switzerland, Indiana, United States

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NameSwitzerland
Alt namesSwitzerlandsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.833°N 85.017°W
Located inIndiana, United States     (1814 - )
See alsoClark, Indiana, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Dearborn, 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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Switzerland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 10,613. The county seat is Vevay.

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History

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Switzerland County was formed in 1814. It was named for the home country of many of the early settlers.

Industrial wine grape production in Switzerland County earned the area the title "The Rhineland of America".

Timeline

Date Event Source
1814 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1814 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1814 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1814 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 3,934
1830 7,028
1840 9,920
1850 12,932
1860 12,698
1870 12,134
1880 13,336
1890 12,514
1900 11,840
1910 9,914
1920 9,311
1930 8,432
1940 8,167
1950 7,599
1960 7,092
1970 6,306
1980 7,153
1990 7,738

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External links

http://myindianahome.net/gen/switz/index.html


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