Davis Township, Fountain County, Indiana

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Davis Township
Township
Location of Davis Township in Fountain County
Location of Davis Township in Fountain County
Coordinates: 40°18′27″N 87°07′42″W / 40.30750°N 87.12833°W / 40.30750; -87.12833Coordinates: 40°18′27″N 87°07′42″W / 40.30750°N 87.12833°W / 40.30750; -87.12833
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 23.71 sq mi (61.4 km2)
 • Land 23.54 sq mi (61.0 km2)
 • Water 0.17 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 682
 • Density 29/sq mi (11/km2)
FIPS code 18-16912[2]
GNIS feature ID 453253

Davis Township is one of eleven townships in Fountain County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 682 and it contained 286 housing units.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.71 square miles (61.4 km2), of which 23.54 square miles (61.0 km2) (or 99.28%) is land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) (or 0.72%) is water.[3] It contains no incorporated settlements but four unincorporated ones. Both Maysville Crossing and Riverside lie in the northwest part of the township along the Norfolk Southern Railway line; Riverside is across the Wabash River from Independence in neighboring Warren County. Roberts is in the eastern part of the township, and Vine is near the center.

Indiana State Road 28 crosses the south part of the township from east to west.[4] Indiana State Road 341 begins at State Road 28 and runs south.[5]

Map of Davis Township
County Road 850 East north of Roberts

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Maysville Cemetery, to the southwest of Maysville Crossing.[6]

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. 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. ^ "State Road 28". Highway Explorer. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  5. ^ "State Road 341". Highway Explorer. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  6. ^ "Maysville Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-05. 

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