Hamilton Township, Delaware County, Indiana

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Hamilton Township
Township
A former school, now a house, in the township
A former school, now a house, in the township
Location of Hamilton Township in Delaware County
Location of Hamilton Township in Delaware County
Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 85°23′20″W / 40.26972°N 85.38889°W / 40.26972; -85.38889Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 85°23′20″W / 40.26972°N 85.38889°W / 40.26972; -85.38889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Delaware
Government
 • Type Indiana township
 • Township Trustee Ralph Flowers
Area
 • Total 29.78 sq mi (77.1 km2)
 • Land 29.7 sq mi (77 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 896 ft (273 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,206
 • Density 242.6/sq mi (93.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-30600[2]
GNIS feature ID 453364

Hamilton Township is one of twelve townships in Delaware County, Indiana. According to the 2010 census, its population was 7,206 and it contained 2,950 housing units.[3]

Fire Department[edit]

Hamilton Township Volunteer Fire Department is currently the only working fire department in the township. There are 30+ firefighters that work all for the same cause that is to preserve life and property in the township. The department currently operates 9 trucks ranging from medical and utility trucks all the way to specialized pumpers and tankers.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.78 square miles (77.1 km2), of which 29.7 square miles (77 km2) (or 99.73%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.24%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Cullen and Gardens of Memory.

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 - State -- County Subdivision -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 

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