Northwest Township, Orange County, Indiana

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Northwest Township
Township
Location in Orange County
Location in Orange County
Coordinates: 38°40′00″N 86°37′00″W / 38.66667°N 86.61667°W / 38.66667; -86.61667Coordinates: 38°40′00″N 86°37′00″W / 38.66667°N 86.61667°W / 38.66667; -86.61667
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Orange
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 30.41 sq mi (78.8 km2)
 • Land 30.3 sq mi (78 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.36%
Elevation 643 ft (196 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 375
 • Density 12.4/sq mi (4.8/km2)
ZIP codes 47452, 47469
GNIS feature ID 0452424

Northwest Township is one of ten townships in Orange County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 375 and it contained 199 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Northwest Township was named from its position in the northwestern corner of Orange County.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 30.41 square miles (78.8 km2), of which 30.3 square miles (78 km2) (or 99.64%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.36%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Faucett, Freeman and Miller.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Springs Valley 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. ^ History of Lawrence, Orange, and Washington Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Higginson Book Company. 1884. p. 387. 

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