Pike County, Indiana

county in Indiana, United States

Pike County is a county in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2020, 12,250 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Petersburg.[2]

Pike County
Pike County Courthouse in Petersburg
Pike County Courthouse in Petersburg
Map of Indiana highlighting Pike 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°24′N 87°14′W / 38.4°N 87.23°W / 38.4; -87.23
Country United States
State Indiana
Founded21 December 1816
Named forZebulon Pike
Largest cityPetersburg
 • Total341.09 sq mi (883.4 km2)
 • Land334.24 sq mi (865.7 km2)
 • Water6.86 sq mi (17.8 km2)  2.01%
 • Total12,250
 • Density36/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district8th
  • Indiana county number 63
  • First county created after statehood
  • 2010 median center of U.S. population

References change

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