Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana

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Troy Township
Township
Location in Perry County
Location in Perry County
Coordinates: 37°57′38″N 86°42′53″W / 37.96056°N 86.71472°W / 37.96056; -86.71472Coordinates: 37°57′38″N 86°42′53″W / 37.96056°N 86.71472°W / 37.96056; -86.71472
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Perry
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 44.31 sq mi (114.8 km2)
 • Land 43.04 sq mi (111.5 km2)
 • Water 1.27 sq mi (3.3 km2)  2.87%
Elevation 518 ft (158 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,965
 • Density 278/sq mi (107/km2)
ZIP codes 47520, 47586, 47588
GNIS feature ID 0453903

Troy Township is one of seven townships in Perry County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 11,965 and it contained 5,746 housing units[1] (almost two thirds of the overall county population).

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 44.31 square miles (114.8 km2), of which 43.04 square miles (111.5 km2) (or 97.13%) is land and 1.27 square miles (3.3 km2) (or 2.87%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these seven cemeteries: Bolin, Cliff, Greenwood, Log Church, Powell, Saint Michaels and Saint Pius.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Echo Lake
  • Fenn Haven Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Cannelton City Schools
  • Tell City-Troy Township School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 74
  • State Senate District 47

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. 

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