Brandywine Township, Hancock County, Indiana

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Brandywine Township
Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Coordinates: 39°43′34″N 85°46′30″W / 39.72611°N 85.77500°W / 39.72611; -85.77500Coordinates: 39°43′34″N 85°46′30″W / 39.72611°N 85.77500°W / 39.72611; -85.77500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hancock
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 24.24 sq mi (62.8 km2)
 • Land 24.23 sq mi (62.8 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.04%
Elevation 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,392
 • Density 98.7/sq mi (38.1/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453133

Brandywine Township is one of nine townships in Hancock County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,392 and it contained 892 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Brandywine Township was organized in 1828.[2] It was named from the Brandywine Creek.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.24 square miles (62.8 km2), of which 24.23 square miles (62.8 km2) (or 99.96%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.04%) is water.[1] The streams of Maxwell Ditch and Wilson Ditch run 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 one cemetery, Little Sugar Creek.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Osgood Field

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. ^ Richman, George J. (1916). History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. Wm. Mitchell Printing Company. p. 513. 
  3. ^ Binford, John H. (1882). History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the "pale Face," in 1818, Down to 1882. King & Binford. p. 77. 

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