Kelso Township, Dearborn County, Indiana

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Kelso Township
Township
Location of Kelso Township in Dearborn County
Location of Kelso Township in Dearborn County
Coordinates: 39°15′20″N 84°58′18″W / 39.25556°N 84.97167°W / 39.25556; -84.97167Coordinates: 39°15′20″N 84°58′18″W / 39.25556°N 84.97167°W / 39.25556; -84.97167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dearborn
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 25.65 sq mi (66.4 km2)
 • Land 25.62 sq mi (66.4 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,341
 • Density 91.4/sq mi (35.3/km2)
FIPS code 18-39330[2]
GNIS feature ID 453523

Kelso Township is one of fourteen townships in Dearborn County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,341 and it contained 919 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Kelso Township was named for John Kelso, an Irish immigrant and pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 25.65 square miles (66.4 km2), of which 25.62 square miles (66.4 km2) (or 99.88%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.16%) is water.[3]

Town[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Huber-Briggs and Saint Pauls.

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. 181. 

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