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Georgetown, Indiana
(Floyd County)

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The location of Georgetown

Welcome to Georgetown ...

The town of Georgetown is located in Floyd County.

The location of Georgetown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Georgetown has a population of 3,261 people<2> (see below for details).

Georgetown is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The area code for Georgetown: (812)

The ZIP code for Georgetown: 47122<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Georgetown had a population of 2,876 people. This makes Georgetown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Georgetown represents 0.04% of the population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 158th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,876 people, the population of Georgetown increased 29.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,227 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Georgetown had an population of 3,261 people. This is an increase of 13.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 46.43% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Georgetown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Charlestown   [Map]   8,215   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Clarksville   [Map]   21,694   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Corydon   [Map]   3,137   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jeffersonville   [Map]   47,383   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Albany   [Map]   36,461   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sellersburg   [Map]   8,860   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Georgetown ...

While we believe that this Georgetown is located in Floyd County, we know of another 5 Indiana communities named Georgetown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Allen, Cass, Randolph, Saint Joseph and Washington County.

Beyond Indiana, there are 109 communities that are also named Georgetown - they are located in Alabama (5), Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (3), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (3), North Carolina (6), Ohio (9), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Georgetown. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Georgetown. 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 Georgetown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Georgetown ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Georgetown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Georgetown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Indiana

About Floyd County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Floyd County:

The official website for State of Indiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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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 Georgetown.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Georgetown - 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 Georgetown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Georgetown 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Georgetown) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Georgetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2969, Longitude: -85.9647     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Georgetown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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