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Spencer County, Indiana


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Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Gentryville is approximately 262 (2000), 268 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 109 (1990), 110 (2010).
The amount of land area in Gentryville is 1.008 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gentryville to Washington DC is 570 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 125 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gentryville is positioned 38.10 degrees north of the equator and 87.03 degrees west of the prime meridian.


about six miles north of Chrisney on Highway 231
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History & History Related Items

James Gentry came to west-central Spencer County in 1818. He brought his family here to settle the area. A historical marker near Gentryville commemorates the site of his home. Gentryville is named for this man.
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Col. William Jones State Historic Site
Colonel Jones was a merchant and a lieutenant colonel in the Union Army. He was also a good friend of President Abraham Lincoln. The site includes his 1844 restored home and includes 100 acres of forest, an herb garden, hiking trail and a log barn.
R.R. #1
Box 60D
Gentryville, Indiana 47537
Phone: 812-937-2802
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