Center Township, Hancock County, Indiana
Location in Hancock County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||53.44 sq mi (138.4 km2)|
|• Land||53 sq mi (140 km2)|
|• Water||0.44 sq mi (1.1 km2) 0.82%|
|Elevation||909 ft (277 m)|
|• Density||487.2/sq mi (188.1/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0453180|
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 53.44 square miles (138.4 km2), of which 53 square miles (140 km2) (or 99.18%) is land and 0.44 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 0.82%) is water. Lakes in this township include Roberts Lake. The stream of Little Brandywine Creek runs through this township.
Cities and towns
- Greenfield (vast majority)
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Green Township (north)
- Jackson Township (east)
- Blue River Township (southeast)
- Brandywine Township (south)
- Sugar Creek Township (southwest)
- Buck Creek Township (west)
- Vernon Township (northwest)
The township contains eleven cemeteries: Alford, Barrett, Caldwell, Cooper, Hinchman, Mount Carmel, Park, Pratt, Reeves, Sugar Creek and Willet.
Airports and landing strips
- Pope Field
- "Center 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. 577.
- 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. 142.
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