Adams Township, Carroll County, Indiana

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Adams Township
Township
Location of Adams Township in Carroll County
Location of Adams Township in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°42′13″N 86°36′39″W / 40.70361°N 86.61083°W / 40.70361; -86.61083Coordinates: 40°42′13″N 86°36′39″W / 40.70361°N 86.61083°W / 40.70361; -86.61083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 25.99 sq mi (67.3 km2)
 • Land 25.67 sq mi (66.5 km2)
 • Water 0.32 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 699 ft (213 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 516
 • Density 20.1/sq mi (7.8/km2)
FIPS code 18-00316[2]
GNIS feature ID 453074

Adams Township is one of fourteen townships in Carroll County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 516 and it contained 209 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Adams Township was organized in 1828.[4]

The Burris House and Potawatomi Spring, Carrollton Bridge, and Wabash and Erie Canal Culvert No. 100 are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 25.99 square miles (67.3 km2), of which 25.67 square miles (66.5 km2) (or 98.77%) is land and 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2) (or 1.23%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Great Eastern, Johnson City and Seceder.

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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. ^ Odell, John Curtis (1916). History of Carroll County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 80. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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