Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana

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Monroe Township
Township
Location in Madison County
Location in Madison County
Coordinates: 40°15′52″N 85°39′28″W / 40.26444°N 85.65778°W / 40.26444; -85.65778Coordinates: 40°15′52″N 85°39′28″W / 40.26444°N 85.65778°W / 40.26444; -85.65778
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Madison
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 51.25 sq mi (132.7 km2)
 • Land 51.22 sq mi (132.7 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.04%
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,786
 • Density 171.5/sq mi (66.2/km2)
ZIP codes 46001, 46063, 46070
GNIS feature ID 0453642

Monroe Township is one of fourteen townships in Madison County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 8,786 and it contained 4,098 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Monroe Township was organized in 1836. It was named for President James Monroe.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 51.25 square miles (132.7 km2), of which 51.22 square miles (132.7 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.04%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these six cemeteries: Bell, Donahue, Parkview, Pisgah, Star and Walker.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Alexandria Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Alexandria Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

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. ^ Forkner, John La Rue and Dyson, Byron H. (1897). Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. Wilson, Humprheys & Co. p. 832. 

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