Indiana is divided into ninety-two counties. The oldest and newest Counties in Indiana are Knox County
(created 1790) and Newton County (created 1857).Many Indiana counties are named for the US Founding Fathers and personalities of the American Revolutionary War,
the War of 1812 and Battle of Tippecanoe; early leaders of Indiana Territory and Indiana, as well as surrounding
states like Michigan and Kentucky; plus Native American tribes and geographical features.
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WarrickCounty is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2010, the
population was 59,689. Warrick County was
created on March 9, 1813. The countyseat is Boonville.
The county is named for Captain Jacob Warrick, an
Indiana militia company commander killed in the Battle of Tippecanoe in
Warrick County is the eastern part of the Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Etymology - Origin of Warrick County Name
The county is named for War of 1812 hero Captain Jacob Warrick, killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe.