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
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 32.97 sq mi (85.4 km2)
 • Land 32.94 sq mi (85.3 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 807 ft (246 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,944
 • Density 59/sq mi (23/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47240
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-00370[1]
GNIS feature ID 0453076

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]


Adams Township was organized in 1822.[3]


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.)

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


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 95. 

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