Rock Creek Township, Huntington County, Indiana

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Rock Creek Township
Township
Countryside in Rock Creek Township
Countryside in Rock Creek Township
Location in Huntington County
Location in Huntington County
Coordinates: 40°47′03″N 85°23′48″W / 40.78417°N 85.39667°W / 40.78417; -85.39667Coordinates: 40°47′03″N 85°23′48″W / 40.78417°N 85.39667°W / 40.78417; -85.39667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.84 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Land 36.41 sq mi (94.3 km2)
 • Water 0.43 sq mi (1.1 km2)  1.17%
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,350
 • Density 37.1/sq mi (14.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453810

Rock Creek Township is one of twelve townships in Huntington County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,350 and it contained 562 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Rock Creek Township was organized in 1842.[2] It was named from Rock Creek, in the eastern part.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.84 square miles (95.4 km2), of which 36.41 square miles (94.3 km2) (or 98.83%) is land and 0.43 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 1.17%) is water.[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Barnes, Star of Hope and Yankeetown.

Major highways[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. ^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 113. 
  3. ^ History of Huntington County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 747. 

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