Deer Creek Township, Carroll County, Indiana

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Deer Creek Township
Township
The Delphi City Hall, a historic place in the township
The Delphi City Hall, a historic place in the township
Location of Deer Creek Township in Carroll County
Location of Deer Creek Township in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°35′15″N 86°37′59″W / 40.58750°N 86.63306°W / 40.58750; -86.63306Coordinates: 40°35′15″N 86°37′59″W / 40.58750°N 86.63306°W / 40.58750; -86.63306
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 43.94 sq mi (113.8 km2)
 • Land 43.7 sq mi (113 km2)
 • Water 0.24 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 627 ft (191 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,571
 • Density 104.6/sq mi (40.4/km2)
FIPS code 18-17236[2]
GNIS feature ID 453257

Deer Creek Township is one of fourteen townships in Carroll County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,571 and it contained 1,970 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Deer Creek Township was organized in 1828.[4]

The Baum-Shaeffer Farm, Carrollton Bridge, Deer Creek Valley Rural Historic District, Delphi Lime Kilns, Lock No. 33 Lock Keeper's House, and Wabash and Erie Canal Lock No. 33, Fred and Minnie Raber Farm, Sunset Point, and Wilson Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 43.94 square miles (113.8 km2), of which 43.7 square miles (113 km2) (or 99.45%) is land and 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2) (or 0.55%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

  • Harley (extinct)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains eight cemeteries: Bostetter, Delphi, Mears, Robinson, Saint Josephs, Sharp Point, Whistler and Wingard.

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. ^ Odell, John Curtis (1916). History of Carroll County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 82. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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