Jay County, Indiana

county in Indiana, United States of America

Jay County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, 21,253 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Portland.[2]

Jay County
Jay County Courthouse in Portland, Indiana
Jay County Courthouse in Portland, Indiana
Map of Indiana highlighting Jay County
Location within the U.S. state of Indiana
Map of the United States highlighting Indiana
Indiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 40°26′N 85°01′W / 40.43°N 85.01°W / 40.43; -85.01
Country United States
State Indiana
Founded1836
Named forJohn Jay
SeatPortland
Largest cityPortland
Area
 • Total384.08 sq mi (994.8 km2)
 • Land383.90 sq mi (994.3 km2)
 • Water0.18 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.05%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
20,764
 • Density55/sq mi (21.39/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websitewww.co.jay.in.us
Indiana county number 38

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jay County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.