Greenville Township, Floyd County, Indiana

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Greenville Township
Township
Fields south of Greenville
Fields south of Greenville
Location of Greenville Township in Floyd County
Location of Greenville Township in Floyd County
Coordinates: 38°22′07″N 85°58′43″W / 38.36861°N 85.97861°W / 38.36861; -85.97861Coordinates: 38°22′07″N 85°58′43″W / 38.36861°N 85.97861°W / 38.36861; -85.97861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Floyd
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 33.5 sq mi (87 km2)
 • Land 33.39 sq mi (86.5 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,746
 • Density 202/sq mi (78/km2)
FIPS code 18-29862[2]
GNIS feature ID 453355

Greenville Township is one of five townships in Floyd County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,746 and it contained 2,532 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

The Jersey Park Farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.5 square miles (87 km2), of which 33.39 square miles (86.5 km2) (or 99.67%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.33%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Buttontown (in an 1876 obituary, it was called Kepley Schoolhouse Cemetery),[5] Greenlawn and Mount Eden.

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. ^ 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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ Obituary of Madison Martin who is buried in Buttontown Cemetery

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