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Overview

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 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.

People

Total Population 8,675
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 4,366
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 51.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,613
% Above Poverty Level 91.8%
% Below Poverty Level 8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.4%
Median Gross Rent $959
Median House Value $154,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.2%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 18.9%

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

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

Notes:

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

Station CHARLESTOWN 5 NNW
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
Station LOUISVILLE STANDIFORD AP
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
Station SHELBYVILLE 1 E
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 755 $60,729
Charlestown 7,906 $51,451
Clarksville 21,627 $55,280
Jeffersonville 46,259 $62,590
New Albany 36,582 $49,681
Utica 711 $54,583

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

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Sellersburg High Schools

SILVER CREEK HIGH SCHOOL
557 RENZ AVE
812-246-3391
Serves 644 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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