Harrison Township, Owen County, Indiana

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Harrison Township
Township
Location in Owen County
Location in Owen County
Coordinates: 39°26′19″N 86°40′17″W / 39.43861°N 86.67139°W / 39.43861; -86.67139Coordinates: 39°26′19″N 86°40′17″W / 39.43861°N 86.67139°W / 39.43861; -86.67139
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Owen
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 17.58 sq mi (45.5 km2)
 • Land 17.55 sq mi (45.5 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.17%
Elevation 787 ft (240 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 444
 • Density 25.3/sq mi (9.8/km2)
ZIP codes 46166, 47433, 47456
GNIS feature ID 0453394

Harrison Township is one of thirteen townships in Owen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 444 and it contained 208 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Harrison Township was organized in 1837.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.58 square miles (45.5 km2), of which 17.55 square miles (45.5 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[1]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Asher Cemetery.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Shenandoah Flying Field Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Spencer-Owen Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 47
  • State Senate District 37

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. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 812. 

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