Guthrie Township, Lawrence County, Indiana

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Guthrie Township
Township
Location in Lawrence County
Location in Lawrence County
Coordinates: 38°48′38″N 86°20′14″W / 38.81056°N 86.33722°W / 38.81056; -86.33722Coordinates: 38°48′38″N 86°20′14″W / 38.81056°N 86.33722°W / 38.81056; -86.33722
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Lawrence
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 42.79 sq mi (110.8 km2)
 • Land 42.19 sq mi (109.3 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)  1.40%
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,383
 • Density 32.8/sq mi (12.7/km2)
ZIP codes 47264, 47421, 47430, 47467
GNIS feature ID 0453359

Guthrie Township is one of nine townships in Lawrence County, Indiana, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,383 and it contained 654 housing units.[2][3]

History[edit]

Guthrie Township was established in the early 1860s.[4] Guthrie was the surname of a family of pioneer settlers.[5]

The Clampitt Site was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 42.79 square miles (110.8 km2), of which 42.19 square miles (109.3 km2) (or 98.60%) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (or 1.40%) is water.[2] The township's southern border is defined by the East Fork White River.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)[1]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these cemeteries: Carlton, Dodd, Johnston, and Pinhook.

School districts[edit]

  • North Lawrence Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

Organizations[edit]

  • Guthrie Township Volunteer Fire Department

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