Perry County, Indiana

county in Indiana, United States

Perry County is a county in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2020, 19,170 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Tell City.[2]

Perry County
Old Perry County Courthouse in Rome
Old Perry County Courthouse in Rome
Map of Indiana highlighting Perry County
Location within the U.S. state of Indiana
Map of the United States highlighting Indiana
Indiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°05′N 86°38′W / 38.08°N 86.64°W / 38.08; -86.64
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedNovember 1, 1814
Named forOliver Hazard Perry
SeatTell City
Largest cityTell City
 • Total386.29 sq mi (1,000.5 km2)
 • Land381.73 sq mi (988.7 km2)
 • Water4.56 sq mi (11.8 km2)  1.18%
 • Total19,170
 • Density50.2/sq mi (19.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district8th
Indiana county number 62

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Perry County, Indiana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 26, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.