Putnam County is located in west central Indiana, west of Indianapolis off I-70, US 231 and US Hwy40.
|Bloomington, IN||44 miles||1 hr|
|Champaign, IL||105 miles||1 hr 50 min|
|Chicago, IL||179 miles||3 hr 30 min|
|Cincinnati, OH||156 miles||2 h 30 min|
|Columbus, OH||224 miles||3 h 30 min|
|Detroit, MI||336 miles||5 h 30 min|
|Evansville, IN||146 miles||2 h 40 min|
|Ft. Wayne, IN||175 miles||2 h 50 min|
|Indianapolis, IN||49 miles||1 h|
|Lexington, KY||233 miles||3 h 45 min|
|Louisville, KY||158 miles||2 h 40 min|
|Memphis, TN||433 miles||6 h 35 min|
|Nashville, TN||293 miles||4 h 45 min|
|South Bend, IN||190 miles||3 h 15 min|
|Springfield, IL||161 miles||3 h 10 min|
|Springfield, MO||426 miles||6 h 30 min|
|St. Louis, MO||213 miles||3 h 20 min|
|Terre Haute, IN||46 miles||55 min|
Putnam County’s time zone is Eastern Standard Time (EST) or Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) during daylight saving time in the summer months.
Getting To Putnam County
By Air – The closest airport is Indianapolis International Airport, which has flights on most major carriers.
Ground Transportation for Hire
By Car From the East: Take I-70 West from Indianapolis to US-231 at Exit 41. Go north on US 231 to Greencastle, south on US 231 to Cloverdale.
By Car From the West: Take I-70 East from Terre Haute, Ind. to US-231 at Exit 41. Go north on US 231 to Greencastle, south on US 231 to Cloverdale.
By Car From the North: From I-65 or I-74, take the exit for US-231. Go south on US-231.
By Car From the South: Take US-231 north from Spencer, Indiana.
Getting Around Putnam County
A Cab Taxi & Delivery Service: (765) 720-4050
Putnam County Rural Transit: (765) 848-1508, http://www.area10agency.org/ruraltransit/
Putnam County Rural Transit also provides a vehicle that is ADA Compliant with a wheelchair lift.