Sellersburg, Indiana

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Sellersburg — a city located within Silver Creek Township, Clark County, Indiana, United States — had a population of 6,071 at time of the 2000 census.

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History

Sellersburg takes its name from its founder, Moses Sellers, who founded the city in the early 19th century.

In the early 1980s the city became home for Clark Regional Airport, a regional airport handling small private aircraft.

In 1994, local PGA golfer Fuzzy Zoeller opened Covered Bridge Golf Club, which he designed. Covered Bridge has hosted many pro/celebrity golf tournaments which have raised money for local charities. The Wolf Challenge takes place annually. Notable celebrities played in the 2006 Wolf Challenge in Sellersburg, including Bill Murray, Kevin Costner, John Daly, and Cris Judd.

Geography

Sellersburg grew up at 38°23′13″N 85°45′27″W / 38.38694°N 85.7575°W / 38.38694; -85.7575 (38.386823, -85.757543)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10.4 km²): 4.0 square miles (10.4 km²) of it land, and 0.25% water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, 6,072 people, 2,407 households, and 1,757 families made up the town, with a population density of 1,515.8 people per square mile (584.5/km²). It had 2,535 housing units with an average density of 632.9/sq mi (244.1/km²).

The racial makeup of the town comprised 98.48% White, 1.04% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 0.28% Native American, 0.25% African American, 0.16% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races.

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