Center Township, Rush County, Indiana

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Center Township
Township
Map highlighting Center Township, Rush County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°44′44″N 85°28′18″W / 39.74556°N 85.47167°W / 39.74556; -85.47167Coordinates: 39°44′44″N 85°28′18″W / 39.74556°N 85.47167°W / 39.74556; -85.47167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Rush
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.58 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Land 36.55 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation[1] 997 ft (304 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 780
 • Density 21.3/sq mi (8.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-11620[2]
GNIS feature ID 453192

Center Township is one of twelve townships in Rush County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 780 and it contained 316 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Center Township was organized in 1830.[4]

The Center Township Grade and High School, Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's Home, and Jabez Reeves Farmstead are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.58 square miles (94.7 km2), of which 36.55 square miles (94.7 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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. ^ History of Rush County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. Eastern Indiana Publishing Company. 1888. p. 291. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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