Kennard is a town in Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana, United States. The population was 471 at the 2010 census. On April 3, 1974 A Tornado Hits Kennard Indiana Even Destroying The Kennard Town Hall And Their Fire Station
Kennard was platted in 1882, and named for Jenkins Kennard. On April 3, 1974 a multi-vortex F4 tornado hit Kennard, Indiana. The storm removed the entire second-story of the Kennard High School and destroyed 70% of the Town, including the Kennard Town Hall and fire station. 17 people were injured and one newborn child was killed in the storm.
Kennard is located at 39°54′14″N 85°31′8″W (39.903876, -85.518935).
According to the 2010 census, Kennard has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 471 people, 160 households, and 121 families living in the town. The population density was 1,121.4 inhabitants per square mile (433.0/km2). There were 181 housing units at an average density of 431.0 per square mile (166.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.2% White, 0.6% Asian, and 0.2% from two or more races.
There were 160 households of which 46.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.4% were non-families.