White River Township, Hamilton County, Indiana

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White River Township
Township
Location in Hamilton County
Location in Hamilton County
Coordinates: 40°09′21″N 85°55′49″W / 40.15583°N 85.93028°W / 40.15583; -85.93028Coordinates: 40°09′21″N 85°55′49″W / 40.15583°N 85.93028°W / 40.15583; -85.93028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hamilton
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 56.07 sq mi (145.2 km2)
 • Land 55.6 sq mi (144 km2)
 • Water 0.46 sq mi (1.2 km2)  0.82%
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,486
 • Density 44.7/sq mi (17.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0454054

White River Township is one of nine townships in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,486 and it contained 1,028 housing units.[1] It is the least developed township in the county.

History[edit]

White River Township was organized in 1823. It is the oldest township in Hamilton County.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 56.07 square miles (145.2 km2), of which 55.6 square miles (144 km2) (or 99.16%) is land and 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 0.82%) is water.[1] The streams of Bear Creek, Deer Creek, Duck Creek, Dyers Creek, Lamberson Ditch, Lock Ditch, Long Branch, Rogers Ditch, Sugar Run, and Weasel Creek run through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Duck Creek, Hamilton County, Indiana (This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Buscher, Carey, Grubbs, Little Carey, Aroma Methodist, Newland Cemeteries.

Major highways[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. ^ Haines, John F. (1915). History of Hamilton County, Indiana: Her People, Industries And Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen & Co. p. 188. 

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