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Elizabeth is a town in Harrison County, in the Louisville metro area.
The community was named for Elizabeth Veach, whose husband donated land for the town site
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Elizabeth. For links to other places called Elizabeth, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elizabeth is 38.121N. The longitude is -85.974W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 728 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 137.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elizabeth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harrison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47117 ZIP code.
21% of Elizabeth residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elizabeth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elizabeth was $15,208, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Elizabeth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elizabeth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $446. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Harrison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elizabeth political report.
The average commute time for Elizabeth workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Elizabeth include Caesars Indiana Casino Hotel.
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