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Jamestown is a town in Boone County, in the Indianapolis metro area. (The community straddles Boone and Hendricks counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for James Mattlock (or Mattock), founder
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Jamestown. For links to other places called Jamestown, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Jamestown is 39.926N. The longitude is -86.628W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 951 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 946.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jamestown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Indianapolis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46147 ZIP code.
28% of Jamestown residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jamestown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jamestown was $19,821, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Jamestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jamestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $422. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.
Boone County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jamestown political report.
The average commute time for Jamestown workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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