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North Vernon
Jennings County, Indiana

ZipCodes
47265




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Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of North Vernon is approximately 5,311 (1990), 6728 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,262 (1990), 2656 (2010).
The amount of land area in North Vernon is 8.258 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.026 sq kilometers.
The distance from North Vernon to Washington DC is 488 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 60 miles. (as the crow flies)
North Vernon is positioned 39.00 degrees north of the equator and 85.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in southeast Indiana.
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History & History Related Items

North Vernon, IN was platted in 1854 and the main business section of town was developed from that time until after 1900. North Vernon was third in the state for railroad traffic the Ohio & Mississippi that later became the Baltimore & Ohio railroad (B. & O.). The Pennsylvania and New York Central of Big Four all met in town. All three of these railroads had passenger depots. There were also two freight depots in town. There were at least thirty passenger trains that came through North Vernon a day in the 1890's.
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