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Yorktown, Indiana

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Welcome to Yorktown ...

The town of Yorktown is located in Delaware County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Yorktown has a population of 11,210 people<1> (see below for details).

Yorktown is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Yorktown: (765)

The ZIP code for Yorktown: 47396<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Yorktown had a population of 9,405 people (or 7.99% of the total population of Delaware County). This makes Yorktown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Yorktown represents 0.15% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,405 people, the population of Yorktown increased 96.55% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,785 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Yorktown had an population of 11,210 people. This is an increase of 19.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 134.27% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Yorktown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Yorktown and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Alexandria   [Map]   5,024   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Anderson   [Map]   55,130   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chesterfield   [Map]   2,484   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dunkirk   [Map]   2,329   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elwood   [Map]   8,416   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fairmount   [Map]   2,805   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Yorktown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Yorktown - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Yorktown. 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 Yorktown. 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 Yorktown. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yorktown ...

Looking for more information about Yorktown? 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 Yorktown, 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 Yorktown.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Yorktown. 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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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yorktown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Yorktown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Yorktown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Yorktown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Yorktown) 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 Yorktown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Yorktown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yorktown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1919, Longitude: -85.4783     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Yorktown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Yorktown.