Boon Township, Warrick County, Indiana

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Boon Township
Warrick County
Township
Old Warrick County Jail, a historic place in Boonville
Old Warrick County Jail, a historic place in Boonville
Location in Warrick County
Location in Warrick County
Coordinates: 38°02′23″N 87°16′38″W / 38.03972°N 87.27722°W / 38.03972; -87.27722Coordinates: 38°02′23″N 87°16′38″W / 38.03972°N 87.27722°W / 38.03972; -87.27722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Warrick
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 84.93 sq mi (220.0 km2)
 • Land 83.45 sq mi (216.1 km2)
 • Water 1.48 sq mi (3.8 km2)  1.74%
Elevation 423 ft (129 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,755
 • Density 152.8/sq mi (59.0/km2)
ZIP codes 47601, 47610, 47630
GNIS feature ID 453124

Boon Township is one of ten townships in Warrick County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,755 and it contained 5,529 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Boon Township was established in 1816 from land given by Anderson Township.[2] It was named for settler Ratliff Boon.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 84.93 square miles (220.0 km2), of which 83.45 square miles (216.1 km2) (or 98.26%) is land and 1.48 square miles (3.8 km2) (or 1.74%) 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 these cemeteries: Baker, Broshears, Brown Chapel, Clutter Stone, Ellis, Freedom (also known as Mundy Cemetery and Powers Cemetery), Hedge, Maple Grove, Perigo, Plainview Memorial, Small, Thornburg, Warren and Wesley Chapel.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Boonville Airport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Scales Lake State Park

School districts[edit]

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. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Fortune, William (1881). Warrick and Its Prominent People: A History of Warrick County, Indiana from the Time of Its Organization and Settlement. Courier Company. p. 18. 

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