Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana

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Brown Township
Former township elementary school on State Road 267
Former township elementary school on State Road 267
Location in Hendricks County
Location in Hendricks County
Coordinates: 39°53′17″N 86°22′45″W / 39.88806°N 86.37917°W / 39.88806; -86.37917Coordinates: 39°53′17″N 86°22′45″W / 39.88806°N 86.37917°W / 39.88806; -86.37917
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hendricks
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 25.35 sq mi (65.65 km2)
 • Land 25.32 sq mi (65.58 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.12%
Elevation 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,593
 • Density 457.9/sq mi (176.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453138

Brown Township is one of twelve townships in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 11,593.[1]


Brown Township was named for James Brown, a pioneer settler.[2]


Brown Township covers an area of 25.35 square miles (65.7 km2); of this, 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) or 0.12 percent is water. The stream of Pump Run flows through this township.

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Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains eight cemeteries: Ballard, Bethesda, Evans, Johnson, Macedonia, Marvel, Smith-Shepherd and Sparks.

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Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Fuller Field


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 470. 

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