Busseron Township, Knox County, Indiana

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Busseron Township
Township
Map highlighting Busseron Township, Knox County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 38°50′52″N 87°28′14″W / 38.84778°N 87.47056°W / 38.84778; -87.47056Coordinates: 38°50′52″N 87°28′14″W / 38.84778°N 87.47056°W / 38.84778; -87.47056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Knox
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 52.7 sq mi (136 km2)
 • Land 51.83 sq mi (134.2 km2)
 • Water 0.86 sq mi (2.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 430 ft (131 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,393
 • Density 26.9/sq mi (10.4/km2)
FIPS code 18-09514[2]
GNIS feature ID 453147

Busseron Township is one of ten townships in Knox County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,393 and it contained 618 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Busseron Township was founded about 1810. It is named for François Riday Busseron,[4] a French resident of the area during the American Revolution.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 52.7 square miles (136 km2), of which 51.83 square miles (134.2 km2) (or 98.35%) is land and 0.86 square miles (2.2 km2) (or 1.63%) is water.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1886. p. 73. 

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