Switzerland County

Switzerland County, Indiana

212 W Main St County Courthouse
Vevay, IN 47043
Phone: (812) 427-3302
Fax: (812) 427-3179

In the southeastern corner of IN, southeast of Columbus; organized Sept 7, 1814 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands. Name Origin: For the European country, named by Swiss settlers

Area (sq mi):: 223.52 (land 221.18; water 2.34) Population per square mile: 43.90
Population 2005: 9,718 State rank: 88 Population change: 2000-20005 7.20%; 1990-2000 17.10% Population 2000: 9,065 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,466; median household $37,092; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,192-$21,452
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 33.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sunman-based Enhanced Telecommunications is bringing its 4G Wireless Broadband Service to Ohio County, Switzerland County, and most of Jennings County.
50-caliber Thompson/Center muzzleloader in Switzerland County, Indiana, on Dec.
In the southeast corner of the state, rural Switzerland County (14.
G-RYE Construction, an Amish-run company out of Switzerland County but near Canaan, volunteered a day's labor to help build the more than 1,100-square-foot house in Hanover.
A native species just entering Indiana, about a dozen of these creeping plants was discovered growing along the banks of Bryant Creek in Switzerland County.
Wellman relates that in 1844, on the eve of Election Day, Freeman Clark of Switzerland County, Indiana lay seriously ill.
We're through the building phase and are now in the an operational phase, under the wing of the tourism board," says Jon Bond, director of Switzerland County Economic Development.
The lowest churn ratio was 6 percent in Switzerland County, followed by Steuben, Hancock, and Johnson counties (see Figure 8).
First up, editor Patrick Hogan joins the "orange army" on a muzzleloader hunt in southeastern Indiana's Switzerland County.