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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 6,398
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,920
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 58.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.1%
Median Earnings25+ $39,767
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,071
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,051

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,269
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 6.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.8%
Median Gross Rent $717
Median House Value $172,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.9%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 11.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 547 $20,313
Millhousen 155 $78,750
Napoleon 189 $52,500
Oldenburg 670 $66,442
Osgood 1,806 $46,146
Sunman 919 $43,819

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Batesville Public Libraries

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

BATESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
ONE BULLDOG BLVD
812-934-4384
Serves 610 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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