Harrison Township, Dearborn County, Indiana

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Harrison Township
Township
Location of Harrison Township in Dearborn County
Location of Harrison Township in Dearborn County
Coordinates: 39°16′07″N 84°51′19″W / 39.26861°N 84.85528°W / 39.26861; -84.85528Coordinates: 39°16′07″N 84°51′19″W / 39.26861°N 84.85528°W / 39.26861; -84.85528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dearborn
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 17.26 sq mi (44.7 km2)
 • Land 16.99 sq mi (44.0 km2)
 • Water 0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 528 ft (161 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,204
 • Density 188.5/sq mi (72.8/km2)
FIPS code 18-31720[2]
GNIS feature ID 453383

Harrison Township is one of fourteen townships in Dearborn County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,204 and it contained 1,338 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Harrison Township was organized in 1844.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.26 square miles (44.7 km2), of which 16.99 square miles (44.0 km2) (or 98.44%) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) (or 1.51%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Braysville and Harrison Hills.

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 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 
  4. ^ Shaw, Archibald (1915). History of Dearborn County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Unigraphic. p. 167. 

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