Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana
Location in Hendricks County
|• 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)|
|• Density||457.9/sq mi (176.8/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0453138|
Brown Township was named for James Brown, a pioneer settler.
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.
Cities and towns
- Brownsburg (north quarter)
- Eagle Township, Boone County (northeast)
- Pike Township, Marion County (east)
- Lincoln Township (south)
- Middle Township (west)
- Perry Township, Boone County (northwest)
The township contains eight cemeteries: Ballard, Bethesda, Evans, Johnson, Macedonia, Marvel, Smith-Shepherd and Sparks.
Airports and landing strips
- Fuller Field
- "Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
- United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
- History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 470.