Green Township, Madison County, Indiana

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Green Township
Township
Location in Madison County
Location in Madison County
Coordinates: 39°59′23″N 85°49′10″W / 39.98972°N 85.81944°W / 39.98972; -85.81944Coordinates: 39°59′23″N 85°49′10″W / 39.98972°N 85.81944°W / 39.98972; -85.81944
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Madison
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 24.13 sq mi (62.5 km2)
 • Land 23.99 sq mi (62.1 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.58%
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,537
 • Density 314.2/sq mi (121.3/km2)
ZIP codes 46040, 46048, 46051, 46064
GNIS feature ID 0453342

Green Township is one of fourteen townships in Madison County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,537 and it contained 2,758 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Green Township was organized in 1826. It was named for Nathanael Greene.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.13 square miles (62.5 km2), of which 23.99 square miles (62.1 km2) (or 99.42%) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) (or 0.58%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these eight cemeteries: Doty, Fausset, Gravel Lawn, Hiday, Jones, Mount Carmel, Nicholson and Pleasant Valley.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • South Madison Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

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. 
  2. ^ Forkner, John La Rue and Dyson, Byron H. (1897). Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. Wilson, Humprheys & Co. p. 779. 

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