Washington Township, Knox County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Township
Buildings at the Enoco Coal Mine, a historic site in the township
Buildings at the Enoco Coal Mine, a historic site in the township
Map highlighting Washington Township, Knox County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 38°45′49″N 87°23′50″W / 38.76361°N 87.39722°W / 38.76361; -87.39722Coordinates: 38°45′49″N 87°23′50″W / 38.76361°N 87.39722°W / 38.76361; -87.39722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Knox
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 49.09 sq mi (127.1 km2)
 • Land 48.84 sq mi (126.5 km2)
 • Water 0.24 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 554 ft (169 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,286
 • Density 46.8/sq mi (18.1/km2)
FIPS code 18-80738[2]
GNIS feature ID 454002

Washington Township is one of ten townships in Knox County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,286 and it contained 1,022 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

It is named for George Washington.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 49.09 square miles (127.1 km2), of which 48.84 square miles (126.5 km2) (or 99.49%) is land and 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2) (or 0.49%) 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. 82. 

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