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New Castle City

Henry County, Indiana

New Castle City Hall is located at 227 North Main Street, New Castle, IN 47362.
Phone: 765‑529‑7605.

New Castle was founded about 1820 and incorporated in 1839.


New Castle as described in 1941 [1]

New Castle is a busy industrial city and the seat of Henry County. More than 300 products are manufactured by the city's 24 industrial enterprises. The largest factories are those of the Chrysler Corporation, the Perfect Circle Company and the Ingersoll Steel and Disc Company.

In the Henry County Historical Building, 614 South 14th Street, are many pioneer relics, some of them dating back to the founding of the city in 1822.

  1. Indiana Writers' Project, Federal Works Agency, Works Progress Administration, Indiana: A Guide to the Hoosier State, American Guide Series, 1941, Department of Public Relations, Indiana State Teachers College.