Bogard Township, Daviess County, Indiana
Methodist church in Cornettsville
Location of Bogard Township in Daviess County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||36.75 sq mi (95.2 km2)|
|• Land||36.44 sq mi (94.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.31 sq mi (0.8 km2)|
|Elevation||486 ft (148 m)|
|• Density||40.4/sq mi (15.6/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453121|
Bogard Township was organized on 9 May 1820. Among its earliest settlers was North Carolina native Elias Myers, who arrived in 1816 and purchased 320 acres (130 ha) of land in the following year. Its namesake was a W. Bogard, who was a victim of an attack by Indians.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.75 square miles (95.2 km2), of which 36.44 square miles (94.4 km2) (or 99.16%) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2) (or 0.84%) is water.
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Elmore Township (north)
- Madison Township (northeast)
- Van Buren Township (east)
- Barr Township (southeast)
- Washington Township (southwest)
- Steele Township (west)
The township contains five cemeteries: Concord, Cornettsville, Humphries, Tolberts Chapel and Wells.
- "Bogard Township, Daviess County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Fulkerson, A.O., ed. History of Daviess County Indiana: Its People, Industries, and Institutions. Bowen: Indianapolis, 1915, 276.
- "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 9/16/13 through 9/30/13. National Park Service. 2013-10-18.