Center Township, Dearborn County, Indiana

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Center Township
Location of Center Township in Dearborn County
Location of Center Township in Dearborn County
Coordinates: 39°03′19″N 84°54′49″W / 39.05528°N 84.91361°W / 39.05528; -84.91361Coordinates: 39°03′19″N 84°54′49″W / 39.05528°N 84.91361°W / 39.05528; -84.91361
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total11.35 sq mi (29.4 km2)
 • Land10.75 sq mi (27.8 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation466 ft (142 m)
 • Total5,318
 • Density494.6/sq mi (191.0/km2)
FIPS code18-11278[2]
GNIS feature ID453175

Center Township is one of fourteen townships in Dearborn County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,318 and it contained 2,267 housing units.[3]


Center Township was organized in 1839.[4][5]

Laughery Creek Bridge, River View Cemetery, and Veraestau are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[6][7]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 11.35 square miles (29.4 km2), of which 10.75 square miles (27.8 km2) (or 94.71%) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (or 5.29%) is water.[3]

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

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The township contains one cemetery, Riverview.


Center Township residents may obtain a library card at the Aurora Public Library in Aurora.[8]


  • "Center Township, Dearborn County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Shaw, Archibald (1915). History of Dearborn County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Unigraphic. p. 154.
  5. ^ History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana. F. E. Weakley. 1885. p. 425.
  6. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  7. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 12/30/13 through 1/03/14. National Park Service. 2014-01-10.
  8. ^ "FAQ". Aurora Public Library District. Retrieved 4 March 2018.

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