Widner Township, Knox County, Indiana

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Widner Township
Township
Map highlighting Widner Township, Knox County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 38°51′52″N 87°20′34″W / 38.86444°N 87.34278°W / 38.86444; -87.34278Coordinates: 38°51′52″N 87°20′34″W / 38.86444°N 87.34278°W / 38.86444; -87.34278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Knox
Founded by John Widner
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 41.24 sq mi (106.8 km2)
 • Land 41.2 sq mi (107 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 443 ft (135 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,132
 • Density 27.5/sq mi (10.6/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 18-84158[2]
GNIS feature ID 454058

Widner Township is one of ten townships in Knox County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,132 and it contained 506 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Widner Township was named for John Widner, a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 41.24 square miles (106.8 km2), of which 41.2 square miles (107 km2) (or 99.90%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.10%) 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. 71. 

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