Fall Creek Township, Hamilton County, Indiana

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Fall Creek Township
Township
Location in Hamilton County
Location in Hamilton County
Coordinates: 39°57′36″N 85°55′49″W / 39.96000°N 85.93028°W / 39.96000; -85.93028Coordinates: 39°57′36″N 85°55′49″W / 39.96000°N 85.93028°W / 39.96000; -85.93028
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHamilton
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
 • TrusteeDoug Allman
Area
 • Total35.77 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Land33.67 sq mi (87.2 km2)
 • Water2.09 sq mi (5.4 km2)  5.84%
Elevation830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total51,613
 • Density1,532.8/sq mi (591.8/km2)
Time zoneEST
Area code(s)317
GNIS feature ID0453290

Fall Creek Township is one of nine townships in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 51,613 and it contained 17,542 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Fall Creek Township was organized in 1833.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.77 square miles (92.6 km2), of which 33.67 square miles (87.2 km2) (or 94.13%) is land and 2.09 square miles (5.4 km2) (or 5.84%) is water.[1] The streams of Bee Camp Creek, Bills Branch, Britton Branch, Flatfork Creek, High Ditch, Lowery Creek, Mount Zion Branch, Mud Creek, Sand Creek, Thorpe Creek, Thor Run, and William Lehr Ditch 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 eight cemeteries: Arnett, Bethlehem, Brooks, Helm, Highland, Lowery, McKay and Mount Zion.

Major highways[edit]

Education[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "Fall Creek 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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