Green Township, Wayne County, Indiana

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Green Township
Township
Location in Wayne County
Location in Wayne County
Coordinates: 39°57′44″N 85°00′19″W / 39.96222°N 85.00528°W / 39.96222; -85.00528Coordinates: 39°57′44″N 85°00′19″W / 39.96222°N 85.00528°W / 39.96222; -85.00528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 28.67 sq mi (74.3 km2)
 • Land 28.57 sq mi (74.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.35%
Elevation 1,079 ft (329 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,222
 • Density 42.8/sq mi (16.5/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453349

Green Township is one of fifteen townships in Wayne County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,222 and it contained 455 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Green Township was organized in 1821.[2] Green Township was named for one John Green, a Native American.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.67 square miles (74.3 km2), of which 28.57 square miles (74.0 km2) (or 99.65%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (or 0.35%) is water.[1] The streams of Collor Creek, Fruit Branch, Hopewell Run, Morgan Creek, Town Creek, Well Brook, William Creek and Williamsburg Creek run through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Old Center, Old Concord and Williamsburg.

Major highways[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. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 221. 
  3. ^ Fox, Henry Clay (1912). Memoirs of Wayne County and the City of Richmond, Indiana: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present. Western Historical Association. p. 85. 

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