Nashville, Indiana: 1905 U.S. Population Center

If you could travel back in time and stand right here, you'd be shielded from foreigners by exactly the same number of people on every side. If you believe this plaque.
10 N. Van Buren St., Nashville, IN
Downtown, on the northwest corner of W. Main St. and Hwy 135/N. Van Buren St.
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Pop Center of 1905.

1905 U.S. Population Center

Nashville was the Center of U.S. Population in 1905, according to a bronze plaque next to the entrance to the Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

[EggDropErin, 05/04/2015]

1905. Nashville, Indiana. The opportunities seemed limitless. What's weird about this claim is that the US Census determines the mean population center every TEN years, 1900 and 1910, but not 1905! What's Nashville trying to pull?

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