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Tell City is a city in Perry County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for William Tell, Swiss hero.
The latitude of Tell City is 37.951N. The longitude is -86.767W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 420 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,684.
Tell City was developed as a planned industrial city by the Swiss Colonization Society.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tell City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Perry 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 47586 ZIP code.
34% of Tell City residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tell City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tell City was $17,443, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Tell City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Tell City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $301. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $629.
Libraries in Tell City include Tell City-Perry County Cont Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Tell City include Perry County News
The average commute time for Tell City workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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