Decker Township, Knox County, Indiana

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For the incorporated community of Decker in Knox County, Indiana, see Decker, Indiana.
Decker Township
Township
Map highlighting Decker Township, Knox County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 38°28′32″N 87°38′00″W / 38.47556°N 87.63333°W / 38.47556; -87.63333Coordinates: 38°28′32″N 87°38′00″W / 38.47556°N 87.63333°W / 38.47556; -87.63333
Country United States
State Indiana
County Knox
Township Seat Decker
School District South Knox School Corporation
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 46.43 sq mi (120.3 km2)
 • Land 44.35 sq mi (114.9 km2)
 • Water 2.08 sq mi (5.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 400 ft (122 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 227
 • Density 5.1/sq mi (2.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-17128[2]
GNIS feature ID 453256

Decker Township is one of ten townships in Knox County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 227 and it contained 117 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Decker Township is named for the Decker family of pioneer settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 46.43 square miles (120.3 km2), of which 44.35 square miles (114.9 km2) (or 95.52%) is land and 2.08 square miles (5.4 km2) (or 4.48%) 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. 85. 

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