The county of Sheridan is located in and was founded in 1885| seat wl=Rushville. There are 5,469 residents in Sheridan who have access to courthouses in Rushville. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 890 residents in Rushville, which is 1.2 square miles and 3,740ft above sea level.