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Greencastle is a city in Putnam County, in the Indianapolis metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Greencastle, PA.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Greencastle. For links to other places called Greencastle, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Greencastle is 39.644N. The longitude is -86.864W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 853 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,987.


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Median household income
Local
$29,798
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Greencastle demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Fair on the Square - May 18-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Greencastle web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Depauw University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Greencastle demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Putnam County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46135 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Greencastle residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greencastle ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greencastle was $15,351, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Greencastle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Greencastle include Courthouse Square Historic District (Greencastle) ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Greencastle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $714.


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Libraries in Greencastle include Putnam County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Greencastle include Banner Graphic

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Politics

Putnam County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greencastle political report.

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The average commute time for Greencastle workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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