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Welcome to Edinburgh ...

The town of Edinburgh is primarily located in Johnson County. A portion of Edinburgh extends into Bartholomew County and Shelby County.

When the people of Edinburgh refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Edinburgher<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Edinburgh has a population of 4,577 people<2> (see below for details).

Edinburgh is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Edinburgh: (812)

The ZIP code for Edinburgh: 46124<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edinburgh had a population of 4,480 people. This makes Edinburgh the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Edinburgh represents 0.07% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 127th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,480 people, the population of Edinburgh has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,505 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Edinburgh had an population of 4,577 people. This is an increase of 2.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.6% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Edinburgh ...

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

Community   2016
Bargersville   [Map]   7,213   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Columbus   [Map]   46,850   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franklin   [Map]   24,867   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   56,545   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hope   [Map]   2,158   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Whiteland   [Map]   6,025   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Edinburgh ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Edinburgh - they are located in Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio and South Carolina.

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

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 Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh. Our list includes 11 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edinburgh ...

Looking for more information about Edinburgh? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Edinburgh, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Edinburgh.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Edinburgh. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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 Edinburgh. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Edinburgh refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Edinburgh may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Edinburgh.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edinburgh - 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 Edinburgh). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Edinburgh 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Edinburgh. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Edinburgh) 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 Edinburgh. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edinburgh

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edinburgh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3523, Longitude: -85.9678     [Map].

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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 Edinburgh.