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Welcome to Advance ...

The town of Advance is located in Boone County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Advance has a population of 514 people<1> (see below for details).

Advance was established in 1820.

From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<2> the origin of Advance is described as "Named in anticipation of the Midland Railroad passing through the region."

The community of Advance is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Advance lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Advance (for example, toward Westville (IL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Advance: (765)

The ZIP code for Advance: 46102<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Advance had a population of 477 people. This makes Advance the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 477 people, the population of Advance decreased 15.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 562 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Advance had an population of 514 people. This is an increase of 7.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.54% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Advance.

Communities near Advance ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Advance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brownsburg   [Map]   25,408   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crawfordsville   [Map]   16,001   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Danville   [Map]   9,676   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jamestown   [Map]   945   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ladoga   [Map]   1,005   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lebanon   [Map]   16,098   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Advance.

Communities Also Named Advance ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Advance - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Advance.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Advance. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Advance. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Advance. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Advance:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Advance ...

Looking for more information about Advance? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Advance? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Advance, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Advance.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Advance. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Advance. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Indiana: www.in.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Advance.

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<2>The full book title is The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition). See our References and Mentions section for Advance.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Advance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Advance). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Advance or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Advance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Advance) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Advance. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Advance

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Advance. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9954, Longitude: -86.6204     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Advance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Advance.



 
 
 

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