Center Township, Hendricks County, Indiana

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Center Township
Location in Hendricks County
Location in Hendricks County
Coordinates: 39°46′09″N 86°31′18″W / 39.76917°N 86.52167°W / 39.76917; -86.52167Coordinates: 39°46′09″N 86°31′18″W / 39.76917°N 86.52167°W / 39.76917; -86.52167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hendricks
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 46.22 sq mi (119.72 km2)
 • Land 46.11 sq mi (119.43 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.29 km2)  0.24%
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,167
 • Density 263.9/sq mi (101.9/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453181

Center Township is one of twelve townships in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,167.[1]


Center Township was so named from its position near the geographical center of Hendricks County.[2]


Center Township covers an area of 46.22 square miles (119.7 km2); of this, 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) or 0.24 percent is water. The stream of Thompson Creek runs 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]


The township contains twenty-one cemeteries: Arnold, Arnold-Stuart, Ayears, Christie East, Christie West, Cofer, Danville East, Danville South, Gentry, Hardwick, Hillside, Hyten, Kiger, Mill Creek, Mount Pleasant, New Mill Creek (historical), Nichols, Noland Number 2, Primitive Baptist, Saint Augustine Memorial Gardens and Templin.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Temple Airport


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