Columbus Township, Bartholomew County, Indiana

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Columbus Township
The D.W. Heagy Farmhouse, a historic site in the township
The D.W. Heagy Farmhouse, a historic site in the township
Location in Bartholomew County
Location in Bartholomew County
Coordinates: 39°12′42″N 85°56′06″W / 39.21167°N 85.93500°W / 39.21167; -85.93500Coordinates: 39°12′42″N 85°56′06″W / 39.21167°N 85.93500°W / 39.21167; -85.93500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Bartholomew
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 55.61 sq mi (144.0 km2)
 • Land 54.94 sq mi (142.3 km2)
 • Water 0.66 sq mi (1.7 km2)  1.19%
Elevation 617 ft (188 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 45,578
 • Density 829.5/sq mi (320.3/km2)
ZIP codes 47201, 47203
GNIS feature ID 0453243

Columbus Township is one of twelve townships in Bartholomew County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 45,578 and it contained 20,516 housing units.[1]


The David Aikens House, D.W. Heagy Farm, New Hope Bridge, and James Marr House and Farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 55.61 square miles (144.0 km2), of which 54.94 square miles (142.3 km2) (or 98.80%) is land and 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2) (or 1.19%) is water.[1] Camp Atterbury borders the township to the northwest.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these five cemeteries: Carter, Garland Brook, Lambert, Mount Pleasant and Thompson.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Bartholomew County Hospital Airport



  • Crystal Lake
  • Long Lake
  • Terrace Lake
  • Wood Lake


  • Clifty Creek Park
  • Donner Park
  • Lincoln Park
  • Noblitt Park

School districts[edit]

  • Bartholomew County School Corporation

Political districts[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. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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