Place:Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

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NameVanderburgh
Alt namesVanderburg Countysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18019604
Vanderburghsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.067°N 87.55°W
Located inIndiana, United States     (1818 - )
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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Vanderburgh County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 179,703. The county seat is in Evansville. While Vanderburgh County was the seventh largest county in 2010 population with 179,703 people, it is also the eighth smallest county in area in Indiana and the smallest in Southwestern Indiana, covering only 236 sq mi. In 2012, the population was 180,835.

Vanderburgh County forms the core of the Evansville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Vanderburgh County was formed on January 7, 1818, from Gibson, Posey, and Warrick counties. It was named for Captain Henry Vanderburgh, Revolutionary War veteran and judge for the Indiana Territory.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1818 County formed 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
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1820 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1821 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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 1,798
1830 2,611
1840 6,250
1850 11,414
1860 20,552
1870 33,145
1880 42,193
1890 59,809
1900 71,769
1910 77,438
1920 92,293
1930 113,320
1940 130,783
1950 160,422
1960 165,794
1970 168,772
1980 167,515
1990 165,058

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External links

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