Guilford Township, Hendricks County, Indiana

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Guilford Township
Township
Location in Hendricks County
Location in Hendricks County
Coordinates: 39°40′28″N 86°22′56″W / 39.67444°N 86.38222°W / 39.67444; -86.38222Coordinates: 39°40′28″N 86°22′56″W / 39.67444°N 86.38222°W / 39.67444; -86.38222
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHendricks
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total35.93 sq mi (93.06 km2)
 • Land35.8 sq mi (92.72 km2)
 • Water0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)  0.37%
Elevation725 ft (221 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total27,844
 • Density777.8/sq mi (300.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID0453358

Guilford Township is one of twelve townships in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 27,844.[1]

History[edit]

The Joel Jessup Farm, Noah and Hannah Hadley Kellum House, Kellum-Jessup-Chandler Farm, and Sugar Grove Meetinghouse and Cemetery are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

Geography[edit]

Guilford Township covers an area of 35.93 square miles (93.1 km2); of this, 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) or 0.37 percent is water. The streams of Black Creek, Clarks Creek, Guilford Branch, Hendricks Creek, Leg Creek, Middle Creek, Moore Creek, Penns Run, Rail Run, Rock Creek, Rogers Creek and West Fork Hendricks Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains seven cemeteries: Fairfield Friends, Indiana Boys School, Lick Branch, Maple Hill, Ramsey, Sugar Grove and White Lick Friends.

Major highways[edit]

Education[edit]

Guilford Township residents may obtain a free library card from the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library in Plainfield.[3]

References[edit]

  • "Guilford Township, Hendricks County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  3. ^ "Get a library card". Plainfield-Guilford Twp Public Library. Retrieved 7 March 2018.

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