Anderson Township, Warrick County, Indiana

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Anderson Township
Warrick County
Township
Ohio River shoreline at the Yankeetown Site
Ohio River shoreline at the Yankeetown Site
Location in Warrick County
Location in Warrick County
Coordinates: 37°56′00″N 87°18′09″W / 37.93333°N 87.30250°W / 37.93333; -87.30250Coordinates: 37°56′00″N 87°18′09″W / 37.93333°N 87.30250°W / 37.93333; -87.30250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Warrick
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 22.13 sq mi (57.3 km2)
 • Land 20.72 sq mi (53.7 km2)
 • Water 1.41 sq mi (3.7 km2)  6.37%
Elevation 427 ft (130 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,274
 • Density 61.5/sq mi (23.7/km2)
ZIP codes 47601, 47630
GNIS feature ID 453090

Anderson Township is one of ten townships in Warrick County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,274 and it contained 500 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Southern Anderson Township is the location of the Yankeetown Site, an important archaeological site from the Woodland and Mississippian periods.[2]

Anderson Township was established in 1813.[3] The township was named for Bailey Anderson, a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 22.13 square miles (57.3 km2), of which 20.72 square miles (53.7 km2) (or 93.63%) is land and 1.41 square miles (3.7 km2) (or 6.37%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Bates Hill Cemetery.

Rivers[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Collins Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Warrick County School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Curry, Hilda J. Archaeological Notes on Warrick County Indiana. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Bureau, 1954, 13.
  3. ^ Barr, Arvil Sylvester (1915). A History of Warrick County, Indiana, Prior to 1820, Including a Sketch of Methodism in the County Down to 1850. Indiana University. p. 17. 
  4. ^ History of Warrick, Spencer, and Perry Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1885. p. 23. 

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