Adams Township, Parke County, Indiana
The Catlin Covered Bridge in the township's north
Location in Parke County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||56.07 sq mi (145.2 km2)|
|• Land||55.8 sq mi (145 km2)|
|• Water||0.27 sq mi (0.7 km2) 0.48%|
|Elevation||571 ft (174 m)|
|• Density||104.4/sq mi (40.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP codes||47832, 47872|
|GNIS feature ID||453080|
Adams Township was named for James Adams, a pioneer settler, but the date of the township's organization is unknown because early records were lost.
The Beeson Covered Bridge, Billie Creek Covered Bridge, Catlin Covered Bridge, Crooks Covered Bridge, Leatherwood Station Covered Bridge, McAllister Covered Bridge, Neet Covered Bridge, and Sanitorium Covered Bridge were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 56.07 square miles (145.2 km2), of which 55.8 square miles (145 km2) (or 99.52%) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2) (or 0.48%) is water.
Cities, towns, villages
- Rockville (the county seat)
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
The township contains these four cemeteries: Hatfield, Memory Garden, Rowe and Union.
Airports and landing strips
- Butler Field
- Rockville Community Schools
- State House District 42
- State House District 44
- State Senate District 38
- "Adams Township, Parke County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-11-01.
- United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana. B.F. Bowen & Cos. 1913. p. 172.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Indiana Township Association
- United Township Association of Indiana
- City-Data.com page for Adams Township
|Washington Township||Greene Township|
|Wabash Township||Union Township|
|Florida Township||Raccoon Township||Jackson Township|