Harrison Township, Cass County, Indiana

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Harrison Township
Township
Location of Harrison Township in Cass County
Location of Harrison Township in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°51′58″N 86°24′18″W / 40.86611°N 86.40500°W / 40.86611; -86.40500Coordinates: 40°51′58″N 86°24′18″W / 40.86611°N 86.40500°W / 40.86611; -86.40500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.49 sq mi (91.93 km2)
 • Land 35.49 sq mi (91.93 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 802
 • Density 23/sq mi (8.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-31666[2]
GNIS feature ID 453380

Harrison Township is one of fourteen townships in Cass County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 802.[3]

History[edit]

Harrison Township was organized in 1836.[4] It was named for William Henry Harrison, who had served as Governor of the Indiana Territory, congressman, senator, and who would afterward serve as the ninth President of the United States.[5]

Geography[edit]

Harrison Township covers an area of 35.49 square miles (91.9 km2), all land.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Crooked Creek, Grant, Old Indian Creek and Saint Elizabeth.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Harrison township, Cass County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 573. 
  5. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1878). History of Cass County, Indiana. Kingman Bros. p. 34. 

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