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Rushville is a city in Rush County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Benjamin F. Rush, signer of the Declaration of Independence
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Rushville. For links to other places called Rushville, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Rushville is 39.609N. The longitude is -85.446W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 958 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,793.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rushville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rush 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 46173 ZIP code.
20% of Rushville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rushville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rushville was $17,072, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Rushville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rushville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $665.
Libraries in Rushville include Rushville Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Rushville include Rushville Republican
Rush County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rushville political report.
The average commute time for Rushville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Rushville include Holiday Inn Express.
Rushville, INPros: During the 60's and 70's, Rushville was a fun town to grow up in.
Cons: No progress in the past 30 years.
This is a good place to grow up, then move on.Blog about Rushville
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