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Fredericksburg, Indiana
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Location of Fredericksburg in Washington County, Indiana.
Location of Fredericksburg in Washington County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Washington
Township Posey
 • Total 1.09 sq mi (2.83 km2)
 • Land 1.07 sq mi (2.78 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
614 ft (187 m)
 • Total 129
 • Density 120.00/sq mi (46.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18-25720
GNIS feature ID 434794

Fredericksburg is an unincorporated community in Posey Township, Washington County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 85 at the 2010 census, at which time it was a town.


Fredericksburg was laid out in 1815. It was named for Frederick Royse, the original owner of the town site. Fredericksburg was incorporated as a town in 1859.

The Fredericksburg post office has been in operation since 1819.

The town was dissolved in June 2012 and is now owned by the Government of Washington County.


Fredericksburg is located at 38°25′57″N 86°11′24″W / 38.43250°N 86.19000°W / 38.43250; -86.19000 (38.432609, -86.190128).

According to the 2010 census, Fredericksburg has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), of which 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2) (or 98.02%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) (or 1.98%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 85
2020 129 51.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 85 people, 35 households, and 22 families living in the town. The population density was 85.9 inhabitants per square mile (33.2/km2). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 41.4 per square mile (16.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.9% White, 2.4% Native American, and 4.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.9% of the population.

There were 35 households, of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.1% were non-families. 37.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age in the town was 33.3 years. 29.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 17.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 55.3% male and 44.7% female.

Notable people

  • Nathan Kimball, physician, politician, postmaster, and military officer.
  • E. Howard Cadle, businessman, speaker, evangelist
Fredericksburg Indiana Cemetery
The cemetery in Fredericksburg, Indiana.
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