Introduction to Connersville, Indiana

Connersville, Indiana, in Fayette county, is 35 miles NW of Hamilton, Ohio and 49 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Connersville History

Connersville was named after early settler John Conner. It was an important center for the manufacture of automobiles, and was referred to as 'Little Detroit' in the early years of the 20th century. Connersville's role in automobile manufacturing ended when the Visteon factory shut down in 2007.

Connersville and nearby Attractions

  • Lick Creek
  • Roberts Park
  • Historic Connersville
  • Manlove Park
  • Hueston Woods State Park
  • Brookville Park

Things To Do In Connersville

The city hosts a number of local celebrations around the year. The MudFest is one such event which is organized every July. The festival features over a hundred volleyball teams in a specially prepared muddy court at Roberts Park. The other popular event is the Heritage MusicFest which is organized every June. It is held at the camp ground near Whitewater River and features performances by local bands.

Connersville Transportation

Delaware County Airport is the nearest major airport.

Connersville Higher Education

Miami of Ohio University, Ivy Tech State College and Ball State University provide opportunities for higher education.


Total Population 13,241
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 4,804
Age of the Population 42


% of people married 42.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $40,223
% Above Poverty Level 75.9%
% Below Poverty Level 24.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%


People Living Alone 31.5%
Median Gross Rent $636
Median House Value $67,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15%
US/American 0%
English 7.9%
Irish 12.3%

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

Connersville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NW of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Fayette
Standard Zip Codes 47331
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.641
Longitude -85.141

Connersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Alpine (47331)

Alquina (47331)

East Connersville (47331)

Everton (47331)

Harrisburg (47331)

Jennings (47331)

Lyonsville (47331)

Nulltown (47331)

Orange (47331)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dublin 752 $41,750
Glenwood 309 $45,893
Laurel 547 $20,313
Liberty 2,074 $51,333
Milton 492 $54,125

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

Connersville Public Libraries

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Connersville Hospitals

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(765) 825-5131
Emergency Service: Yes

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