Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana

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Carr Township
Township
Location in Jackson County
Location in Jackson County
Coordinates: 38°48′45″N 86°12′54″W / 38.81250°N 86.21500°W / 38.81250; -86.21500Coordinates: 38°48′45″N 86°12′54″W / 38.81250°N 86.21500°W / 38.81250; -86.21500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jackson
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 41.95 sq mi (108.7 km2)
 • Land 41.32 sq mi (107.0 km2)
 • Water 0.63 sq mi (1.6 km2)  1.50%
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,510
 • Density 36.5/sq mi (14.1/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453159

Carr Township is one of twelve townships in Jackson County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,510 and it contained 645 housing units.[1]

Carr Township was named for Thomas Carr, an early county commissioner.[2]

History[edit]

Carr High School and Medora Covered Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3][4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 41.95 square miles (108.7 km2), of which 41.32 square miles (107.0 km2) (or 98.50%) is land and 0.63 square miles (1.6 km2) (or 1.50%) is water.[1] The streams of Dry Creek and Greasy Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains ten cemeteries: Beem, Brown, Goss, Heighton Hill, Hinderlider, Holmes, Lanning Spur, Shoemaker, Stewart and Zollman.

Major highways[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. ^ History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc., Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana. Unigraphic. 1886. p. 372. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 12/12/11 through 12/16/112. National Park Service. 2011-11-23. Archived from the original on 2015-10-06. 

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