Perry Township is one of fourteen townships in Miami County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 864 and it contained 343 housing units. [1 ]
History [ edit ]
Perry Township was organized in 1837.
It is named for [2 ] Oliver Hazard Perry, best known for his heroic role in the War of 1812 during the Battle of Lake Erie. [3 ]
Geography [ edit ]
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 40.53 square miles (105.0 km
2), of which 40.39 square miles (104.6 km 2) (or 99.65%) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km 2) (or 0.35%) is water. [1 ]
Unincorporated towns [ edit ]
Cemeteries [ edit ]
The township contains these five cemeteries: Gilead, Enterprise, Gaerte, Shoemaker and Tilden.
School districts [ edit ]
North Miami Community Schools
Political districts [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ 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.
^ Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). . Lewis Pub. p. 137. History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests
^ . Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 712. History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present
External links [ edit ]