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Georgetown is a town in Floyd County, in the Louisville metro area.
The community was named for George Waltz, settler
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Georgetown. For links to other places called Georgetown, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Georgetown is 38.294N. The longitude is -85.975W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 722 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,415.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Georgetown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Floyd 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 47122 ZIP code.
30% of Georgetown residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Georgetown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Georgetown was $18,645, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Georgetown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Georgetown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $398. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $899.
Floyd County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Georgetown political report.
The average commute time for Georgetown workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Georgetown include Motel 6.
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