Adams Township, Hamilton County, Indiana

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Adams Township
Township
Location in Hamilton County
Location in Hamilton County
Coordinates: 40°09′25″N 86°11′08″W / 40.15694°N 86.18556°W / 40.15694; -86.18556Coordinates: 40°09′25″N 86°11′08″W / 40.15694°N 86.18556°W / 40.15694; -86.18556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hamilton
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 48.36 sq mi (125.3 km2)
 • Land 48.27 sq mi (125.0 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.19%
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,858
 • Density 100.6/sq mi (38.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453077

Adams Township is one of nine townships in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,858 and it contained 2,056 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Adams Township was organized in 1833.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 48.36 square miles (125.3 km2), of which 48.27 square miles (125.0 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[1] The stream of Teter Branch runs through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains nine cemeteries: Boxley, Crown Hill, Phillips, Ridge, Spencer, Spicewood, Teter, Union Grove and Wiles.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Black Hawk Airport
  • Sheridan Airport
  • Windy Knoll Airport

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 
  2. ^ Haines, John F. (1915). History of Hamilton County, Indiana: Her People, Industries And Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen & Co. p. 146. 

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