Van Buren Township, Madison County, Indiana

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Van Buren Township
Township
Location in Madison County
Location in Madison County
Coordinates: 40°20′35″N 85°37′31″W / 40.34306°N 85.62528°W / 40.34306; -85.62528Coordinates: 40°20′35″N 85°37′31″W / 40.34306°N 85.62528°W / 40.34306; -85.62528
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Madison
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 24.99 sq mi (64.7 km2)
 • Land 24.98 sq mi (64.7 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.04%
Elevation 889 ft (271 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,861
 • Density 74.5/sq mi (28.8/km2)
ZIP code 46070
GNIS feature ID 0453949

Van Buren Township is one of fourteen townships in Madison County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,861 and it contained 795 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Van Buren Township was organized in 1837. It was named for President Martin Van Buren.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.99 square miles (64.7 km2), of which 24.98 square miles (64.7 km2) (or 99.96%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.04%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Musick and Vinson.

School districts[edit]

  • Madison-Grant United 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. 1005. 

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