Adams Township, Decatur County, Indiana

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Adams Township
Location of Adams Township in Decatur County
Location of Adams Township in Decatur County
Coordinates: 39°25′28″N 85°35′5″W / 39.42444°N 85.58472°W / 39.42444; -85.58472Coordinates: 39°25′28″N 85°35′5″W / 39.42444°N 85.58472°W / 39.42444; -85.58472
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDecatur
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total32.97 sq mi (85.4 km2)
 • Land32.94 sq mi (85.3 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
807 ft (246 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,944
 • Density59/sq mi (23/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47240
Area code(s)812
FIPS code18-00370[1]
GNIS feature ID0453076

Adams Township is one of nine townships in Decatur County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,944 and it contained 793 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Adams Township was organized in 1822.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.97 square miles (85.4 km2), of which 32.94 square miles (85.3 km2) (or 99.91%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.12%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Arnold, Mount Hebron, Shiloh and Union.

References[edit]

  • "Adams Township, Decatur County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

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