Posey County

Posey County, Indiana

126 E 3rd St Rm 220
Mount Vernon, IN 47620
Phone: (812) 838-1300
Fax: (812) 838-1344

In the southwestern corner of IN, west of Evansville; organized Sept 7, 1814 (prior to statehood) from Knox County. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Posey (1750-1818), officer in the American Revolution, LA legislator (1805-06), U.S. senator from LA (1812-13), and IN territorial governor (1813-16)

Area (sq mi):: 419.45 (land 408.50; water 10.95) Population per square mile: 65.70
Population 2005: 26,852 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 4.20% Population 2000: 27,061 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,516; median household $44,209; Population below poverty level: 7.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,565-$29,342
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Co-op currently has 230 workers in Posey County and supports an additional 70 jobs through its statewide member network in the management, sales and delivery of diesel fuel and gasoline.
Two very contrasting versions of the county's past can be found in the rural backwater of Posey County, Indiana.
Further, the senior author has surveyed suitable habitat along the Illinois side of the lower Wabash River (bordering Posey County, Indiana) from White and Gallatin counties southward into Hardin County and has not located any H.
In Posey County, Bristol-Myers Squibb Worldwide Medicine Group's Mount Vernon facility is adding 95 new employees to its current 220 workforce as it adds a new product line.
POSEY COUNTY, INDIANA -- There will be a Gwaltney Family reunion beginning at 10 a.m.
The periodical cicada Brood XIX emerged during May and June 2011 in southernmost Posey County, bringing to five the number of established broods in Indiana.
Posey County's entry is a small-scale replica of the historic labyrinth in New Harmony.
We talk about Posey County melons, but in my youth, we ate White County ones.