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Encyclopedia > Jeffersonville, Indiana
City of Jeffersonville, Indiana
Location of City of Jeffersonville, Indiana

Location in the state of Indiana
County Clark
Mayor Robert Waiz
Area
  –Land
  –Water
35.2 km²
35.2 km²
0.0 km²
Population
  –Total (2000)
  –Density

27,362
777.9/km²
Time zone
  –Summer (DST)
EST (UTC-5)
EDT (UTC-4)
Latitude
Longitude
38°17'44" N
85°43'53" W
Official website: www.cityofjeff.net

Jeffersonville is a city located in Clark County, Indiana, along the Ohio River. It is a suburb of Louisville, Kentucky on I-65. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 27,362. The city is the county seat of Clark CountyGR6. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (512x800, 33 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Jeffersonville, Indiana ... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Indianapolis Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq. ... List of Indiana counties: Adams County Allen County Bartholomew County Benton County Blackford County Boone County Brown County Carroll County Cass County Clark County Clay County Clinton County Crawford County Daviess County Dearborn County Decatur County DeKalb County Delaware County Dubois County Elkhart County Fayette County Floyd County Fountain County... Clark County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare sizes of different geographic regions, we list here areas between 10 km² (1000 hectares) and 100 km² (10,000 hectares). ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... This article is in need of attention. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Daylight saving time (DST), often referred to as daylight savings time, is a widely used system of adjusting the official local time forward, usually one hour, from its official standard time for the summer months. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... It has been suggested that leap second be merged into this article or section. ... Eastern Daylight Time or EDT is equal to: In North America, Eastern Standard Time + 1, or UTC − 4 hours. ... It has been suggested that leap second be merged into this article or section. ... Latitude, usually denoted symbolically by the Greek letter φ, gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the Equator. ... Longitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter λ, describes the location of a place on Earth east or west of a north-south line called the Prime Meridian. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Ohio River viewed from Liberty Hill in Ripley, Ohio. ... Louisville redirects here; for other uses, see Louisville (disambiguation). ... Interstate 65 is an interstate highway in the United States. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

Jeffersonville is located at 38°17'44" North, 85°43'53" West (38.295669, -85.731485)GR1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 35.2 km² (13.6 mi²). 35.2 km² (13.6 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 27,362 people, 11,643 households, and 7,241 families residing in the city. The population density was 777.9/km² (2,014.7/mi²). There were 12,402 housing units at an average density of 352.6/km² (913.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 82.50% White, 13.68% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.84% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 1.97% from two or more races. 1.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 11,643 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.90. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which generally forms the foundation of a family. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $37,234, and the median income for a family was $45,264. Males had a median income of $32,491 versus $24,738 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,656. 10.1% of the population and 6.9% of families were below the poverty line. 13.9% of those under the age of 18 and 7.2% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


History

The city of Jeffersonville is the only city which was designed by Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 N.S. – July 4, 1826) was the third President of the United States (1801–1809), principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States. ...


The local economy is supported in part by JeffBoat (currently owned by American Commercial Barge Line), a shipbuilding and repair company with the largest inland shipyard in the United States.


See also

This is a list of cities, towns and communities along the Ohio River in the United States. ...

External links

Coordinates: 38.295669° N -85.731485° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...

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Jeffersonville, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (489 words)
Jeffersonville is a city located in Clark County, Indiana, along the Ohio River.
Jeffersonville is located at 38°17'44" North, 85°43'53" West (38.295669, -85.731485)
The city of Jeffersonville is the only city which was designed by Thomas Jefferson.
Jeffersonville, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (452 words)
Jeffersonville is a village located in Wayne County, Illinois.
Although its official name is Jeffersonville, the village is known locally as Geff, with that spelling appearing on local road signs, the US Post office, and many official documents.
The name change is said to have been made during the 19th century by the railroad, in order to distinguish the village in Illinois from Jeffersonville, Indiana.
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