Center Township, Grant County, Indiana

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Center Township
Township
Location of Center Township in Grant County
Location of Center Township in Grant County
Coordinates: 40°32′19″N 85°37′15″W / 40.53861°N 85.62083°W / 40.53861; -85.62083Coordinates: 40°32′19″N 85°37′15″W / 40.53861°N 85.62083°W / 40.53861; -85.62083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Grant
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 25.05 sq mi (64.9 km2)
 • Land 24.93 sq mi (64.6 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.48%
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 23,406
 • Density 938.7/sq mi (362.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453178

Center Township is one of thirteen townships in Grant County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 23,406 and it contained 10,189 housing units.[1] It is home to the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 25.05 square miles (64.9 km2), of which 24.93 square miles (64.6 km2) (or 99.52%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.48%) is water.[1] The streams of Boots Creek, Deer Creek, Lugar Creek, Massey Creek and Walnut Creek 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 three cemeteries: Burson, Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Marion National.

Major highways[edit]

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. 

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