Elizabethtown, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Elizabethtown in Bartholomew County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.26 sq mi (0.68 km2)|
|• Land||0.26 sq mi (0.68 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||640 ft (195 m)|
|• Density||1,555.56/sq mi (599.83/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
|GNIS feature ID||434071|
Elizabethtown is a town in Sand Creek Township, Bartholomew County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 504 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbus, Indiana metropolitan statistical area.
Elizabethtown was platted in 1845. It was named for Elizabeth Branham, the wife of the founder.
Elizabethtown is located at 39°8′5″N 85°48′45″W / 39.13472°N 85.81250°W (39.134634, -85.812440).
According to the 2010 census, Elizabethtown has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 504 people, 174 households, and 131 families living in the town. The population density was 2,016.0 inhabitants per square mile (778.4/km2). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 792.0 per square mile (305.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 91.1% White, 1.0% African American, 7.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.5% of the population.
There were 174 households, of which 47.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.7% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.26.
The median age in the town was 31.4 years. 30.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 11% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 8.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
In December 2013, Elizabethtown entered year three of Environmental Challenge. To date, over 300 volunteers have donated over 3,700 hours to remove 140 tons of trash, provide energy efficient doors, windows and insultation for elderly and disabled neighbors, build a children's library and commence work on a children's park. In 2012 Elizabethtown won an Environmental Challenge Award and in 2013 won a KaBoom grant for a children's playground.
- James C. Veatch - division commander and brigadier general during the Civil War