Introduction to Sellersburg, Indiana

Sellersburg, Indiana, in Clark county, is 10 miles N of Louisville, Kentucky. Part of the surrounding Louisville metro area, the town is not isolated. Sellersburg is home to some 6,071 residents.

Sellersburg History

The town of Sellersburg was established in the early 1800s, and was named after its founder, Moses Sellers. In the early 1980s, a regional airport base called Clark Regional Airport was built to handle small private aircrafts. In 1994, Fuzzy Zoeller, a local PGA golfer, opened Covered Bridge Golf Club, which he had designed. He used it to host pro-celebrity golf tournaments and to raise money for local charity.

Sellersburg and Nearby Attractions

  • Conway Fire Museum
  • Deam Lake State Recreation Area
  • Corydon Capitol Historic Site
  • Cathedral Gardens
  • Louisville Zoo

Things To Do In Sellersburg

Corydon Capitol Historic Site, Locust Grove, Callahan Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind, and Conrad-Caldwell House Museum are located nearby. Covered Bridge Golf Club offers opportunities to play golf. Other places of interest are Cathedral Gardens, Louisville Zoo, Squire Boone Caverns Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, and Yew Dell Gardens.

Sellersburg Transportation

Louisville International-Standiford Field is nearby.

Sellersburg Higher Education

The closest colleges to Sellersburg include Ivy Tech Community College - South Central, Bellarmine University, and Hanover College.


Total Population 8,004
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 4,111
Age of the Population 38


% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.6%
Median Earnings25+ $37,445
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $34,199
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,584


Median Family Income $70,811
% Above Poverty Level 94%
% Below Poverty Level 6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%


People Living Alone 21.8%
Median Gross Rent $930
Median House Value $149,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.1%
Irish 22.2%

Sellersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 10 miles N of Louisville, Kentucky
County Clark
Metro Area Louisville
Standard Zip Codes 47172
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.398
Longitude -85.755

Sellersburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 70 to 87 F
Oct Temp 49 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Speed (47172)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Borden 681 $59,659
Charlestown 7,802 $51,604
Clarksville 21,579 $53,923
Jeffersonville 45,869 $62,167
New Albany 36,496 $47,220
Utica 828 $65,375
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Sellersburg High Schools

Serves 644 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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