Vigo Township, Knox County, Indiana

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For the unincorporated community in Vigo County, see Vigo, Indiana.
Vigo Township
Township
Map highlighting Vigo Township, Knox County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 38°50′17″N 87°14′17″W / 38.83806°N 87.23806°W / 38.83806; -87.23806Coordinates: 38°50′17″N 87°14′17″W / 38.83806°N 87.23806°W / 38.83806; -87.23806
Country United States
State Indiana
County Knox
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 67.11 sq mi (173.8 km2)
 • Land 66.13 sq mi (171.3 km2)
 • Water 0.97 sq mi (2.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 463 ft (141 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,031
 • Density 61/sq mi (24/km2)
FIPS code 18-79118[2]
GNIS feature ID 453960

Vigo Township is one of ten townships in Knox County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,031 and it contained 2,063 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Vigo Township was established in 1837. It was named for Col. François Vigo.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 67.11 square miles (173.8 km2), of which 66.13 square miles (171.3 km2) (or 98.54%) is land and 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2) (or 1.45%) is water.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1886. p. 89. 

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