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Montgomery, Indiana
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Location of Montgomery in Daviess County, Indiana.
Location of Montgomery in Daviess County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 38°39′48″N 87°2′50″W / 38.66333°N 87.04722°W / 38.66333; -87.04722Coordinates: 38°39′48″N 87°2′50″W / 38.66333°N 87.04722°W / 38.66333; -87.04722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Daviess
Township Barr
Named after Montgomery, Wales
Area
 • Total 1.66 sq mi (4.31 km2)
 • Land 1.62 sq mi (4.19 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.12 km2)
Elevation
528 ft (161 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 343
 • Estimate 
(2020)
764
 • Density 469.68/sq mi (181.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern(EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47558
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-50688
GNIS feature ID 0439359

Montgomery is a town in Barr Township, Daviess County, Indiana, United States. The population was 343 at the 2010 census.

Montgomery Indiana Catholic church
Catholic Church of Montgomery

History

Montgomery was laid out in 1865 by Valentine B. Montgomery. Montgomery was a station and shipping point on the Ohio and Mississippi Railway.

Geography

Montgomery is located at 38°39′48″N 87°2′50″W / 38.66333°N 87.04722°W / 38.66333; -87.04722 (38.663427, -87.047099).

According to the 2010 census, Montgomery has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 135
1880 155 14.8%
1890 415 167.7%
1900 616 48.4%
1910 511 −17.0%
1920 576 12.7%
1930 445 −22.7%
1940 510 14.6%
1950 538 5.5%
1960 446 −17.1%
1970 411 −7.8%
1980 390 −5.1%
1990 351 −10.0%
2000 368 4.8%
2010 343 −6.8%
2019 (est.) 759 121.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 343 people, 137 households, and 95 families living in the town. The population density was 1,429.2 inhabitants per square mile (551.8/km2). There were 157 housing units at an average density of 654.2 per square mile (252.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.4% White and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 137 households, of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.7% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the town was 36.6 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

Gasthof Village

The town has a sizable Amish population. Local Catholics run the Gasthof Amish Village. The village features various shops offering furniture, blankets, and other handmade goods created by the Amish. A large antique mall called the Blue Door is also run by the village. Wagon rides and tours of the nearby Amish farms are offered to the public. Visitors can also stay at the Amish Inn and eat at the restaurant.

Notable people

  • Harry Endicott Indy car driver
  • Bill Endicott Indy car driver
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