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Linton is a township in Vigo County, in the Terre Haute metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Linton. For links to other places called Linton, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Linton is 39.306N. The longitude is -87.411W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 574 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,212.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Linton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vigo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47866 ZIP code.
30% of Linton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Linton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Linton was $17,726, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Linton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Linton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $264. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $773.
Vigo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Linton political report.
The average commute time for Linton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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