Center Township, Marion County, Indiana

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Center Township
Marion County
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
CountyMarion
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
 • TrusteeEugene A. Akers
Area
 • Total42.7 sq mi (111 km2)
 • Land41.85 sq mi (108.4 km2)
 • Water0.84 sq mi (2.2 km2)  1.97%
Elevation
715 ft (218 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total142,787
 • Density3,411.6/sq mi (1,317.2/km2)
ZIP codes
46107, 46201, 46202, 46203, 46204, 46205, 46208, 46217, 46218, 46219, 46221, 46222, 46225, 46237
GNIS feature ID0453186
Websitehttp://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.
1890117,328
1900167,97043.2%
1910218,49730.1%
1920283,41429.7%
1930300,0735.9%
1940314,5054.8%
1950337,2117.2%
1960333,351−1.1%
1970273,634−17.9%
1980208,624−23.8%
1990182,140−12.7%
2000167,055−8.3%
2010142,787−14.5%
Est. 2018149,3004.6%

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

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]

  • "Center Township, Marion County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-29.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap

External links[edit]