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Knightstown is a town in Henry County, in the New Castle metro area.

The community was named for John Knight, engineer who oversaw construction of the National Road.

The latitude of Knightstown is 39.795N. The longitude is -85.526W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 932 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,042.


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Median household income
Local
$35,639
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Knightstown demographic reports
Knightstown is on the Big Blue River.
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Fest - Sept. 29-30, 2007
  • Jubilee Days - May 30-June 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Knightstown web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic routes: National Road
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Knightstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henry 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 46148 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Knightstown residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Knightstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Knightstown was $22,466, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Knightstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Knightstown include Knightstown Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Knightstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $319.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $791.


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Libraries in Knightstown include Knightstown Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Knightstown workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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