Fulton Township, Fountain County, Indiana

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Fulton Township
Township
Location of Fulton Township in Fountain County
Location of Fulton Township in Fountain County
Coordinates: 39°59′05″N 87°22′17″W / 39.98472°N 87.37139°W / 39.98472; -87.37139Coordinates: 39°59′05″N 87°22′17″W / 39.98472°N 87.37139°W / 39.98472; -87.37139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 30.63 sq mi (79.32 km2)
 • Land 30.35 sq mi (78.6 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.72 km2)
Elevation[1] 591 ft (180 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 674
 • Density 22.21/sq mi (8.57/km2)
FIPS code 18-26134[2]
GNIS feature ID 453321

Fulton Township is one of eleven townships in Fountain County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2000 census, its population was 674.[3]

Geography[edit]

Fulton Township covers an area of 30.63 square miles (79.3 km2); 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (0.91 percent) of this is water. It contains two unincorporated settlements: Cates, in the eastern part of the township, and Silverwood in the southwest, just north of Lodi in Parke County. Indiana State Road 234 passes through Silverwood on its way east from Cayuga in neighboring Vermillion County.[4]

Map of Fulton Township

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these six cemeteries: Baker,[5] Bethel,[6] Cates,[7] Hibbs,[8] Norton[9] and Silver Island.[10]

School districts[edit]

  • Covington Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  4. ^ "State Road 234". Highway Explorer. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  5. ^ "Baker Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-04. 
  6. ^ "Bethel Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-04. 
  7. ^ "Cates Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-04. 
  8. ^ "Hibbs Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-04. 
  9. ^ "Norton Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-04. 
  10. ^ "Silver Island Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-04. 

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