Eel River Township, Hendricks County, Indiana

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Eel River Township
Location in Hendricks County
Location in Hendricks County
Coordinates: 39°52′19″N 86°37′50″W / 39.87194°N 86.63056°W / 39.87194; -86.63056Coordinates: 39°52′19″N 86°37′50″W / 39.87194°N 86.63056°W / 39.87194; -86.63056
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHendricks
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total42.54 sq mi (110.18 km2)
 • Land42.54 sq mi (110.18 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
919 ft (280 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,662
 • Density39.1/sq mi (15.1/km2)
GNIS feature ID0453274

Eel River Township is one of twelve townships in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,662.[1]

History[edit]

Eel River Township was organized in about 1828.[2]

Geography[edit]

Eel River Township covers an area of 42.54 square miles (110.2 km2). The streams of East Fork Big Walnut Creek, Hunt Creek, Middle Fork Big Walnut Creek and Ramp Run run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains sixteen cemeteries: Adams, Campbell, Devenport, Fairview, Fleece, Fullen, Gossett, Hypes, Kidd Farm, North Salem Baptist, Page, Pennington, Richardson, Roundtown, Trotter and Zimmerman.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Reynolds Landing Strip

References[edit]

  • "Eel River Township, Hendricks 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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