Buck Creek Township, Hancock County, Indiana
|Buck Creek Township|
Location in Hancock County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||36.02 sq mi (93.3 km2)|
|• Land||35.93 sq mi (93.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2) 0.25%|
|Elevation||846 ft (258 m)|
|• Density||234.6/sq mi (90.6/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0453145|
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.02 square miles (93.3 km2), of which 35.93 square miles (93.1 km2) (or 99.75%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.25%) is water. The streams of Amity Branch, Lead Creek and Snider Branch run through this township.
Cities and towns
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Vernon Township (north)
- Center Township (east)
- Sugar Creek Township (south)
- Warren Township, Marion County (southwest)
- Lawrence Township, Marion County (northwest)
The township contains nine cemeteries: Arnett, Burris, Fish, Griffith, Mount Pleasant, Pet, Scotten, Snider and Steele.
Airports and landing strips
- Mount Comfort Airfield
- "Buck Creek Township, Hancock County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Richman, George J. (1916). History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. Wm. Mitchell Printing Company. p. 556.
- 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. 114.
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