Center Township, Marion County, Indiana

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Center Township
Marion County
Township
Downtown Indianapolis
Downtown Indianapolis
Location in Marion County
Location in Marion County
Coordinates: 39°46′25″N 86°08′22″W / 39.77361°N 86.13944°W / 39.77361; -86.13944Coordinates: 39°46′25″N 86°08′22″W / 39.77361°N 86.13944°W / 39.77361; -86.13944
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Marion
Government
 • Type Indiana township
 • Trustee Eugene A. Akers
Area
 • Total 42.7 sq mi (111 km2)
 • Land 41.85 sq mi (108.4 km2)
 • Water 0.84 sq mi (2.2 km2)  1.97%
Elevation 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 142,787
 • Density 3,411.6/sq mi (1,317.2/km2)
ZIP codes 46107, 46201, 46202, 46203, 46204, 46205, 46208, 46217, 46218, 46219, 46221, 46222, 46225, 46237
GNIS feature ID 0453186
Website http://centergov.org/

Center Township is one of nine townships in Marion County, Indiana, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 142,787 and it contained 76,872 housing units.[1] It is the most populated township in Marion County.

Center Township includes downtown Indianapolis and part of Beech Grove.

Geography[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 117,328
1900 167,970 43.2%
1910 218,497 30.1%
1920 283,414 29.7%
1930 300,073 5.9%
1940 314,505 4.8%
1950 337,211 7.2%
1960 333,351 −1.1%
1970 273,634 −17.9%
1980 208,624 −23.8%
1990 182,140 −12.7%
2000 167,055 −8.3%
2010 142,787 −14.5%
Est. 2013 146,341 2.5%

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 42.7 square miles (111 km2), of which 41.85 square miles (108.4 km2) (or 98.01%) is land and 0.84 square miles (2.2 km2) (or 1.97%) is water.[1]

Communities[edit]

Extinct communities[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains five notable cemeteries: Concordia, Crown Hill, Hebrew, Holy Cross and Saint Joseph, and New Crown.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Sullivan Lake

Notable people[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Beech Grove City Schools
  • Indianapolis Public Schools
  • Metropolitan School District of Perry Township

Political districts[edit]

  • Indiana's 7th congressional district
  • State House District 100
  • State House District 86
  • State House District 96
  • State House District 97
  • State House District 98
  • State House District 99
  • State Senate District 31
  • State Senate District 32
  • State Senate District 33
  • State Senate District 34
  • State Senate District 35
  • State Senate District 36

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. 

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