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Montgomery is a town in Daviess County, in the Washington metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for Gen. Richard Montgomery, killed during the Revolutionary War. Another says it was named for James C. Montgomery, postmaster
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Montgomery. For links to other places called Montgomery, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Montgomery is 38.662N. The longitude is -87.046W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 528 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 375.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Montgomery demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Daviess 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 47558 ZIP code.
26% of Montgomery residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Montgomery ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Montgomery was $15,156, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Montgomery residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Montgomery, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $254. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $583.
Daviess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Montgomery political report.
The average commute time for Montgomery workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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