Deer Creek Township, Cass County, Indiana

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Deer Creek Township
Township
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Location of Deer Creek Township in Cass County
Location of Deer Creek Township in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°36′13″N 86°18′38″W / 40.60361°N 86.31056°W / 40.60361; -86.31056Coordinates: 40°36′13″N 86°18′38″W / 40.60361°N 86.31056°W / 40.60361; -86.31056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.13 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land 36.13 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 912
 • Density 25.2/sq mi (9.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-17254[2]
GNIS feature ID 453258

Deer Creek Township is one of fourteen townships in Cass County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 912.[3]

History[edit]

Deer Creek Township was organized in 1842.[4] Deer Creek Township was named from Deer Creek, which was named from herds of wild deer that were often seen near its banks.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.13 square miles (93.6 km2), all land. [3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Harness, Hoover-Snider and Miller.

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 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Deer Creek township, Cass County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1878). History of Cass County, Indiana. Kingman Bros. p. 40. 
  5. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 554. 

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