French Lick Township, Orange County, Indiana

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French Lick Township
Township
Location in Orange County
Location in Orange County
Coordinates: 38°32′40″N 86°36′41″W / 38.54444°N 86.61139°W / 38.54444; -86.61139Coordinates: 38°32′40″N 86°36′41″W / 38.54444°N 86.61139°W / 38.54444; -86.61139
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Orange
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 54.07 sq mi (140.0 km2)
 • Land 53.85 sq mi (139.5 km2)
 • Water 0.22 sq mi (0.6 km2)  0.41%
Elevation 482 ft (147 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,699
 • Density 87.3/sq mi (33.7/km2)
ZIP codes 47432, 47454, 47469
GNIS feature ID 0453319

French Lick Township is one of ten townships in Orange County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,699 and it contained 2,263 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

French Lick Township was named after French Lick Creek.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 54.07 square miles (140.0 km2), of which 53.85 square miles (139.5 km2) (or 99.59%) is land and 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2) (or 0.41%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Mount Lebanon, Pythian and Sulphur Creek.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • French Lick Municipal Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Springs Valley Community School Corporation

Political districts[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. 
  2. ^ History of Lawrence, Orange, and Washington Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Higginson Book Company. 1884. p. 390. 

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