Hanover Township, Jefferson County, Indiana

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Hanover Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Coordinates: 38°42′13″N 85°29′30″W / 38.70361°N 85.49167°W / 38.70361; -85.49167Coordinates: 38°42′13″N 85°29′30″W / 38.70361°N 85.49167°W / 38.70361; -85.49167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jefferson
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 18.95 sq mi (49.1 km2)
 • Land 18.73 sq mi (48.5 km2)
 • Water 0.22 sq mi (0.6 km2)  1.16%
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,366
 • Density 286.5/sq mi (110.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453370

Hanover Township is one of ten townships in Jefferson County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,366 and it contained 2,055 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.95 square miles (49.1 km2), of which 18.73 square miles (48.5 km2) (or 98.84%) is land and 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2) (or 1.16%) is water.[1] The streams of Chain Mill Creek and Happy Valley Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Antioch Grange

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains four cemeteries: Carmel, Greenbriar, Hanover and Old Bethel.

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  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. 

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