Blue River Township, Hancock County, Indiana
|Blue River Township|
Location in Hancock County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||29.83 sq mi (77.3 km2)|
|• Land||29.75 sq mi (77.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2) 0.27%|
|Elevation||909 ft (277 m)|
|• Density||47.6/sq mi (18.4/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0453117|
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.83 square miles (77.3 km2), of which 29.75 square miles (77.1 km2) (or 99.73%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.27%) is water. The streams of Dilly Creek and Nameless Creek run through this township.
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Jackson Township (north)
- Ripley Township, Rush County (east)
- Hanover Township, Shelby County (south)
- Brandywine Township (west)
- Center Township (northwest)
The township contains three cemeteries: Gilboa, Haskett, and Westland Friends Church.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Richman, George J. (1916). History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. Wm. Mitchell Printing Company. p. 490.
- Binford, John H. (1882). History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the "pale Face," in 1818, Down to 1882. King & Binford. pp. 49–50.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Blue River Township, Hancock 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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