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
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hendricks
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 42.54 sq mi (110.18 km2)
 • Land 42.54 sq mi (110.18 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,662
 • Density 39.1/sq mi (15.1/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453274

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]


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


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.

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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.

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Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Reynolds Landing Strip


  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ Hadley, John Vestal (1914). History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 70. 

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