Carter Township, Spencer County, Indiana
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||36.09 sq mi (93.5 km2)|
|• Land||35.84 sq mi (92.8 km2)|
|• Water||0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|Elevation||528 ft (161 m)|
|• Density||90.9/sq mi (35.1/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453161|
Carter Township is one of nine townships in Spencer County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,258 and it contained 1,327 housing units. Carter Township contains the cities of Dale and Santa Claus.
Carter Township was named for Thomas Carter, a county commissioner.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.09 square miles (93.5 km2), of which 35.84 square miles (92.8 km2) (or 99.31%) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) (or 0.72%) is water.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- History of Warrick, Spencer, and Perry Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1885. p. 272.
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