Vanderburgh County, Indiana

county in Indiana, United States

Vanderburgh County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, 179,703 people lived there[1] which makes it the seventh-largest county by population in the state. The county seat is Evansville.[2] It is also the eighth-smallest county by area in Indiana. The county was founded on January 7, 1818.

Vanderburgh County
The Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse
Map of Indiana highlighting Vanderburgh 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°01′N 87°35′W / 38.02°N 87.58°W / 38.02; -87.58
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedJanuary 7, 1818
Named forHenry Vanderburgh
Largest cityEvansville
 • Total236.33 sq mi (612.1 km2)
 • Land233.48 sq mi (604.7 km2)
 • Water2.86 sq mi (7.4 km2)  1.21%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density766.1/sq mi (295.81/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district8th
  • Indiana county number 82
  • Seventh-largest county in Indiana by population as of 2010
  • Eighth-smallest county in Indiana by area


  1. "Vanderburgh County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.