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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,722
Male Share of the Population51.6%
Female Share of the Population48.4%
Senior Citizens12.7%
Employed Population 16+4,349
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married51.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.1%
Median Earnings25+$36,623
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$34,531
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,567

Wealth

Median Family Income$74,722
% Above Poverty Level91.7%
% Below Poverty Level8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone21.2%
Median Gross Rent$939
Median House Value$152,900

Ancestry

German29.8%
Irish17.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17%
English11.4%
French Except Basque1.8%
Welsh1.7%
Scottish1.5%
Dutch1.2%
Swiss0.9%
Italian0.6%
Czech0.5%
Russian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Polish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
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Sellersburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clark County
Standard Zip Codes47172
Phone Area Codes812
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude38.39
Approximate Longitude-85.75

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)

StationCHARLESTOWN 5 NNW
Distance6.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 41 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp63 to 89 F
Oct Temp42 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.4 inches
StationLOUISVILLE STANDIFORD AP
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 41 F
Apr Temp46 to 67 F
Jul Temp70 to 87 F
Oct Temp49 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationSHELBYVILLE 1 E
Distance33.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 40 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp62 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip48 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Borden818$60,469
Charlestown7,990$51,074
Clarksville21,812$54,650
Jeffersonville46,415$62,153
New Albany36,622$51,510
Utica614$56,111

Sellersburg Public Schools

Rock Creek Community Academy
11525 Highway 31
ZIP: 47172
(812) 246-9271
Other
Total Enrollment 504
Silver Creek Elementary School
503 N Indiana Ave
ZIP: 47172
(812) 246-3312
Primary
Total Enrollment 826
Silver Creek High School
557 Renz Ave
ZIP: 47172
(812) 246-3391
High
Total Enrollment 890
Silver Creek Middle School
495 N Indiana Ave
ZIP: 47172
(812) 246-4421
Middle
Total Enrollment 709
Silver Creek Primary School
8604 Commerce Park Dr
ZIP: 47172
(812) 248-7250
Primary
Total Enrollment 433

Sellersburg Private Schools

St Paul Catholic School
105 Saint Paul St
ZIP: 47172
Elementary
Total Enrollment 235
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