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Montgomery County, Indiana

1920 – 28,490
1930 – 26,980
1940 – 27,231
1950 – 29,122
1960 – 32,089
1970 – 33,930
1980 – 35,501
1990 – 34,436
2000 – 37, 626
2010 – 38,124

 (22 April 2022)
An "Around the County" article by Karen Zach,
in "The Paper of Montgomery County"
December 12, 2019

1890 CENSUS takers chosen --

Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal 10 May 1890 p 10
Supervisor WH Soale has nominated the following men to be Census Enumerators in this county subject to the approval of Superintendent of the Census, Porter.

Union: Wm. G. Hanna; Frank W. Davis; Henry Williams; Haviland Gifford; Jacob Swank; H. Rice Canine; Frank M. Lynn; Paul H. Burns.
Franklin – Samuel S. Martin; Wm. T. Coleman; Wm. H. Mount
Walnut – James D. Hurt; William G. McClure; John I. Powell.
Clark – Joel Ridge; Walker B. Rodman; George W. Snyder.
Scott – Wm. T. Britton; Presley J. Johnson
Brown – Henry E. Rhoades; Samuel N. Boyland; Jesse M. Burford
Sugar Creek – George W. Tucker; James E. Cave.
Madison – Frank O. Fraley; Alexander Campbell
Coal Creek – Wm. W. Tiffany; Israel Naugle; James N. Sanders.
Wayne – Eli H. Edwards; Erasmus D. Williamson
Ripley – James M. Smith; John H. Grimes.
The total is 33, of which 15 are soldiers.

1900 Census (thanks to Kim H for this little cutie)

Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal, 30 March 1900

When the Census Enumerator Begins His Interogations

A child born on May 31 and dying on June 2 must be counted, with full im­formation of nativity, ancestry, and family.

A dwelling house for census purposes may be a room in a factory, store, or office building, a loft over a stable, a canal boat, tent, or wigwam.

A tenement house counts for as many buildings as there are front doors.

If a couple be married on June 2, they are to to counted as single persons, because that was their condition on June 1, the census day

A sailor may have been absent any number of years, but he is to be enrolled if he is supposed to be alive.

The proprietor of a hotel is marked the head of a family, the family consisting of all boarders and employ es living in the hotel.

A child born after June 1 cannot be enumerated.

A wife is not a housekeeper unless she receives a stated wage or salary for her services.

The difference between a clerk and a salesman is that one does office work aud the other sells commodities.

All females, as well as males, must tell their ages, even to the month.

Links to records can be found below or in the pull down menu by clicking on the 3 bars in the upper left hand corner.

1860 Census Records for Montgomery County

1880 Census Records

1880 Census - link to LDS site that should be free still :)  You might have to sign up but it should be free to use


1910 --  Stats
Source: Crawfordsville Review April 13, 1911
1910 Census report of Montgomery Towns - Washington, DC April 7: The following official census report has just been issued by the census bureau at Washington Crawfordsville - First ward, 2,155; Second ward, 1,884; Third ward, 2,582; Fourth ward 2,748 - Total 9,369 Ladoga 1,148; New Richmond - 446; Wingate - 446; Waynetown - 734; New Market - 334; Darlington - 780; Waveland - 676; Linden - 558.

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