Knight Township, Vanderburgh County, Indiana

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Knight Township
Vanderburgh County
Township
Location in Vanderburgh County
Location in Vanderburgh County
Coordinates: 37°58′03″N 87°29′48″W / 37.96750°N 87.49667°W / 37.96750; -87.49667Coordinates: 37°58′03″N 87°29′48″W / 37.96750°N 87.49667°W / 37.96750; -87.49667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vanderburgh
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 34.79 sq mi (90.1 km2)
 • Land 34.19 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)  1.72%
Elevation 387 ft (118 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 67,945
 • Density 1,987.3/sq mi (767.3/km2)
ZIP codes 47711, 47713, 47714, 47715
GNIS feature ID 0453528

Knight Township is one of eight townships in Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 67,945 and it contained 33,472 housing units.[1] Knight Township has the largest township population in Southwestern Indiana and is the home of nearly 40 percent of Vanderburgh County's population. On October 1, 2009, the City of Evansville officially annexed territory within Knight Township bounded between Burkhardt Road, the Lloyd Expressway and Morgan Avenue.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.79 square miles (90.1 km2), of which 34.19 square miles (88.6 km2) (or 98.28%) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (or 1.72%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Oak Hill and Oates Memorial Park.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Saint Marys Medical Center Airport

Lakes[edit]

  • Cross Lake

Landmarks[edit]

School districts[edit]

Political districts[edit]

  • Indiana's 8th congressional district
  • State House District 75
  • State House District 77
  • State House District 78
  • State Senate District 49
  • State Senate District 50
  • Evansville City Ward 1
  • Evansville City Ward 2
  • Evansville City Ward 3
  • Evansville City Ward 4
  • Evansville City Ward 5

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. 

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