Fairmount Township, Grant County, Indiana

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Fairmount Township
Township
Snowy fields in Fairmount Township
Snowy fields in Fairmount Township
Location of Fairmount Township in Grant County
Location of Fairmount Township in Grant County
Coordinates: 40°25′N 85°37′W / 40.417°N 85.617°W / 40.417; -85.617Coordinates: 40°25′N 85°37′W / 40.417°N 85.617°W / 40.417; -85.617
Country United States
State Indiana
County Grant
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 30.47 sq mi (78.9 km2)
 • Land 30.43 sq mi (78.8 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.10%
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,239
 • Density 139.3/sq mi (53.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453287

Fairmount Township is one of thirteen townships in Grant County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,239 and it contained 1,909 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 30.47 square miles (78.9 km2), of which 30.43 square miles (78.8 km2) (or 99.87%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.10%) is water.[1] The streams of Back Creek, Winslow Ditch, Barren Creek, Fowlerton Drain, New Prairie Creek and Van Run run through this township. Lake Galatia, the southernmost natural lake in Indiana, lies in this township.

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Bethel and Park.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 

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