Delaware Township, Hamilton County, Indiana

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Delaware Township
Location in Hamilton County
Location in Hamilton County
Coordinates: 39°57′25″N 86°01′37″W / 39.95694°N 86.02694°W / 39.95694; -86.02694Coordinates: 39°57′25″N 86°01′37″W / 39.95694°N 86.02694°W / 39.95694; -86.02694
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHamilton
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total15.66 sq mi (40.6 km2)
 • Land15.22 sq mi (39.4 km2)
 • Water0.44 sq mi (1.1 km2)  2.81%
Elevation
817 ft (249 m)
Population
 • Total30,617
 • Density2,011.7/sq mi (776.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID0453261

Delaware Township is one of nine townships in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 30,617 and it contained 13,553 housing units.[1] Records show the township to have had 43,352 residents in 2007.

History[edit]

Delaware Township was organized in 1823.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 15.66 square miles (40.6 km2), of which 15.22 square miles (39.4 km2) (or 97.19%) is land and 0.44 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 2.81%) is water.[1] The streams of Weaver Creek, Home Run, Britton Branch, Shoemaker Ditch, Smock Creek, Light Branch, Delight Creek, Cheeney Creek, Hare Creek, Eller Run, Heath Ditch, and Behner Brook run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Flanagan, Heady, Oaklawn Memorial Gardens and Weaver.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Beaver Airstrip
  • Indianapolis Metropolitan Airfield

Education[edit]

Delaware Township residents may obtain a free library card from the Hamilton East Public Library in Noblesville.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Delaware Township, Hamilton County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

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