Green Township, Hancock County, Indiana

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Green Township
Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Coordinates: 39°54′17″N 85°44′45″W / 39.90472°N 85.74583°W / 39.90472; -85.74583Coordinates: 39°54′17″N 85°44′45″W / 39.90472°N 85.74583°W / 39.90472; -85.74583
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hancock
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 30.36 sq mi (78.6 km2)
 • Land 30.24 sq mi (78.3 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.40%
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,662
 • Density 55/sq mi (21/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453341

Green Township is one of nine townships in Hancock County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,662 and it contained 663 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Green Township was organized in 1832.[2] It was named for John Green, a pioneer settler.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 30.36 square miles (78.6 km2), of which 30.24 square miles (78.3 km2) (or 99.60%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.40%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Chappell, Cook, Olvey and Wynn.

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. 
  2. ^ 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. 208. 
  3. ^ Richman, George J. (1916). History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. Wm. Mitchell Printing Company. p. 700. 

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