Butler Township, Miami County, Indiana

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Butler Township
Location in Miami County
Location in Miami County
Coordinates: 40°42′02″N 85°58′48″W / 40.70056°N 85.98000°W / 40.70056; -85.98000Coordinates: 40°42′02″N 85°58′48″W / 40.70056°N 85.98000°W / 40.70056; -85.98000
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Miami
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 29.84 sq mi (77.3 km2)
 • Land 28.91 sq mi (74.9 km2)
 • Water 0.93 sq mi (2.4 km2)  3.12%
Elevation 801 ft (244 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 866
 • Density 30/sq mi (10/km2)
ZIP code 46970
GNIS feature ID 0453150

Butler Township is one of fourteen townships in Miami County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 866 and it contained 396 housing units.[1]


Butler Township was organized in 1841.[2]

The Francis Godfroy Cemetery, Wallace Circus and American Circus Corporation Winter Quarters, and Westleigh Farms are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.84 square miles (77.3 km2), of which 28.91 square miles (74.9 km2) (or 96.88%) is land and 0.93 square miles (2.4 km2) (or 3.12%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Extinct towns[edit]

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)


The grave of Miami Chief Francis Godfroy located at Chief Francis Godfroy Cemetery, Miami County, Indiana.

The township contains these six cemeteries: Clayton, Fegley, Francis Godfroy, Keyes, New Hope and Ramer.

Major highways[edit]


  • Mississinewa Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Maconaquah School Corporation

Political districts[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. ^ History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 278. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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