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Mitchell is a city in Lawrence County, in the Bedford metro area.
The community was named for O.M. Mitchell, railroad construction engineer.
The latitude of Mitchell is 38.732N. The longitude is -86.473W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,658.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mitchell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence 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 47446 ZIP code.
18% of Mitchell residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mitchell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mitchell was $13,894, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Mitchell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mitchell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $606.
Libraries in Mitchell include Mitchell Community Public Library ... View libraries
Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mitchell political report.
The average commute time for Mitchell workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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