Barton Township, Gibson County, Indiana

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Barton Township
Gibson County
Location in Gibson County
Location in Gibson County
Coordinates: 38°14′47″N 87°23′26″W / 38.24639°N 87.39056°W / 38.24639; -87.39056Coordinates: 38°14′47″N 87°23′26″W / 38.24639°N 87.39056°W / 38.24639; -87.39056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Gibson
Township Seat Somerville
School District East Gibson School Corporation
 • Type Indiana township
 • Trustee Wilma Miley
 • Total 49.38 sq mi (127.9 km2)
 • Land 49.17 sq mi (127.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 430 ft (131 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,677
 • Density 34.1/sq mi (13.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 47646, 47654, 47683
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-03556[2]
GNIS feature ID 453097

Barton Township is one of ten townships in Gibson County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,677 and it contained 720 housing units.[3] Somerville is the township seat.

Barton Township was organized in 1843.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 49.38 square miles (127.9 km2), of which 49.17 square miles (127.3 km2) (or 99.57%) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (or 0.41%) is water.[3]

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Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Gibson County

Pike County

Warrick County


The township contains seven cemeteries: Albright, Eden, Kilpatrick, Providence, St John's, Somerville and Townsley.

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Barton Township is part of the East Gibson School Corporation.


  • Barton Township School - Mackey


  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. ^ Stormont, Gil R. (1914). History of Gibson County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 356. 

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