Grant Township, Benton County, Indiana

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Grant Township
Location of Grant Township in Benton County
Location of Grant Township in Benton County
Coordinates: 40°31′12″N 87°22′41″W / 40.52000°N 87.37806°W / 40.52000; -87.37806Coordinates: 40°31′12″N 87°22′41″W / 40.52000°N 87.37806°W / 40.52000; -87.37806
CountryUnited States
OrganizedDecember 1868
Named forUlysses Grant
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total35.94 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Land35.93 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation751 ft (229 m)
 • Total1,056
 • Density29.4/sq mi (11.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code18-28818[2]
GNIS feature ID453334

Grant Township is one of eleven townships in Benton County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,056 and it contained 488 housing units.[3] It was organized in December 1868 and was named for Ulysses Grant.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.94 square miles (93.1 km2), of which 35.93 square miles (93.1 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[3]

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The township contains three cemeteries: Boswell, Perigo and Smith.



  • "Grant Township, Benton County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
  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. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Birch, Jesse Setlington (1942) [1928]. History of Benton County and Historic Oxford. Oxford, Indiana: Craw & Craw, Inc. p. 21.

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