Union Township, Madison County, Indiana

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Union Township
Township
Location in Madison County
Location in Madison County
Coordinates: 40°05′39″N 85°36′19″W / 40.09417°N 85.60528°W / 40.09417; -85.60528Coordinates: 40°05′39″N 85°36′19″W / 40.09417°N 85.60528°W / 40.09417; -85.60528
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Madison
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 19.88 sq mi (51.5 km2)
 • Land 19.81 sq mi (51.3 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.35%
Elevation 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,898
 • Density 449.2/sq mi (173.4/km2)
ZIP codes 46012, 46017, 47356
GNIS feature ID 0453923

Union Township is one of fourteen townships in Madison County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 8,898 and it contained 4,004 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Union Township was organized in 1830. It was likely named in commemoration of the federal union of the United States.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 19.88 square miles (51.5 km2), of which 19.81 square miles (51.3 km2) (or 99.65%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.35%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Bronnenberg, Clem and Keesling.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Anderson Municipal Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Anderson 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. ^ Forkner, John La Rue and Dyson, Byron H. (1897). Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. Wilson, Humprheys & Co. p. 969. 

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