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Overview

Introduction to Batesville, Indiana

Batesville, Indiana, in Ripley county, is 35 miles W of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center) and 42 miles W of Cincinnati, Ohio. As of the 2000 census, 6,033 people lived in Batesville.

Batesville History

The city of Batesville was founded by George H. Dunn in 1852, in order to begin the John Callahan Trust Company, which was established to buy land to create new towns. Batesville was named after Joshua Bates, who platted the city, which was then a town. The first major builder in Batesville was Henry Boehringer, a German immigrant.

Batesville and Nearby Attractions

  • Milan '54 Museum
  • Whitewater Canal State Historic Site
  • Brush Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • McMaze Indiana

Things To Do In Batesville

People in Batesville have access to many recreational activities. They may tour the Sisters of St. Francis Motherhouse and Chapel, visit the Michaela Farms or explore the Weberding's hand-carving wood shop. Walking or biking at Brum Woods, or fishing at Memorial Pool may also be enjoyed. Golfers can play at Hillcrest, Cricket Ridge or North Branch Golf Course. Other attractions of Batesville are McMaze Indiana, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, and the Newport Aquarium.

Batesville Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Batesville Higher Education

Colleges nearby include Art Academy of Cincinnati, Bethany Theological Seminary, and Cincinnati Christian University.

People

Total Population 6,397
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,005
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 61.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34%
Median Earnings25+ $42,270
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,194

Wealth

Median Family Income $81,193
% Above Poverty Level 94.7%
% Below Poverty Level 5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.6%
Median Gross Rent $719
Median House Value $188,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 11.3%

Batesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles W of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles W of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Ripley
Standard Zip Codes 47006
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.311
Longitude -85.222

Batesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BROOKVILLE
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Station MILAN 5 NE
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station GREENSBURG
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Batesville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cross Roads (47006)

Huntersville (47006)

West Brook Acres (47006)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Laurel 478 $21,806
Millhousen 197 $93,750
Napoleon 172 $46,250
Oldenburg 715 $65,385
Osgood 1,785 $50,000
Sunman 903 $44,167

Batesville Public Libraries

Library
Batesville Memorial Pl
131 N WALNUT ST
Batesville, Indiana
(812) 934-4706
Library Web Site

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Batesville Hospitals

MARGARET MARY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, INC
(Government - Local)
321 MITCHELL AVENUE
(812) 934-6624
Emergency Service: Yes

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ONE BULLDOG BLVD
812-934-4384
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Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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