Stampers Creek Township, Orange County, Indiana

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Stampers Creek Township
Township
The Lynd School, a historic site in the township
The Lynd School, a historic site in the township
Location in Orange County
Location in Orange County
Coordinates: 38°32′20″N 86°20′59″W / 38.53889°N 86.34972°W / 38.53889; -86.34972Coordinates: 38°32′20″N 86°20′59″W / 38.53889°N 86.34972°W / 38.53889; -86.34972
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Orange
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 28.51 sq mi (73.8 km2)
 • Land 28.45 sq mi (73.7 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.18%
Elevation 778 ft (237 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 954
 • Density 33.5/sq mi (12.9/km2)
ZIP codes 47125, 47452, 47454
GNIS feature ID 0453870

Stampers Creek Township is one of ten townships in Orange County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 954 and it contained 386 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Stampers Creek Township was named after Stampers Creek, which in turn was named for an obscure area pioneer named Stamper.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.51 square miles (73.8 km2), of which 28.45 square miles (73.7 km2) (or 99.79%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.18%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Copelin and Danners.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Paoli 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. 405. 

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