Rock Creek Township, Carroll County, Indiana

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Rock Creek Township
Township
Location of Rock Creek Township in Carroll County
Location of Rock Creek Township in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°39′51″N 86°35′09″W / 40.66417°N 86.58583°W / 40.66417; -86.58583Coordinates: 40°39′51″N 86°35′09″W / 40.66417°N 86.58583°W / 40.66417; -86.58583
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 13.79 sq mi (35.7 km2)
 • Land 13.5 sq mi (35 km2)
 • Water 0.29 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 646 ft (197 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 475
 • Density 35.2/sq mi (13.6/km2)
FIPS code 18-65268[2]
GNIS feature ID 453809

Rock Creek Township is one of fourteen townships in Carroll County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 475 and it contained 185 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Rock Creek Township was organized in 1828.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 13.79 square miles (35.7 km2), of which 13.5 square miles (35 km2) (or 97.90%) is land and 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2) (or 2.10%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Brown, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Mullendore and Parks.

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. ^ Odell, John Curtis (1916). History of Carroll County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 86. 

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