Boston Township, Wayne County, Indiana

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Boston Township
Township
Location in Wayne County
Location in Wayne County
Coordinates: 39°45′30″N 84°52′22″W / 39.75833°N 84.87278°W / 39.75833; -84.87278Coordinates: 39°45′30″N 84°52′22″W / 39.75833°N 84.87278°W / 39.75833; -84.87278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 24.79 sq mi (64.2 km2)
 • Land 24.67 sq mi (63.9 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.48%
Elevation 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 887
 • Density 36/sq mi (14/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453131

Boston Township is one of fifteen townships in Wayne County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 887 and it contained 404 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Boston Township was formed in 1835.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.79 square miles (64.2 km2), of which 24.67 square miles (63.9 km2) (or 99.52%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.48%) is water.[1] The streams of Boston Creek, Cream Run, Lick Creek and Tea Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains at least two cemeteries, Glen Haven Memorial Gardens and Elkhorn Cemetery. There are also a couple of small burial grounds in the southern part of the township.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Richmond Municipal 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. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 151. 

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