Hamblen Township, Brown County, Indiana

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Hamblen Township
Township
Location of Hamblen Township in Brown County
Location of Hamblen Township in Brown County
Coordinates: 39°16′58″N 86°09′34″W / 39.28278°N 86.15944°W / 39.28278; -86.15944Coordinates: 39°16′58″N 86°09′34″W / 39.28278°N 86.15944°W / 39.28278; -86.15944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Brown
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 64.92 sq mi (168.1 km2)
 • Land 63.97 sq mi (165.7 km2)
 • Water 0.95 sq mi (2.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,336
 • Density 67.8/sq mi (26.2/km2)
FIPS code 18-30528[2]
GNIS feature ID 453363

Hamblen Township is one of four townships in Brown County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,336 and it contained 2,713 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Hamblen Township was named for Jesse Hamblen, a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 64.92 square miles (168.1 km2), of which 63.97 square miles (165.7 km2) (or 98.54%) is land and 0.95 square miles (2.5 km2) (or 1.46%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains six cemeteries: Anderson, Calvin, Duncan, Mount Moriah, Taylor and Zion Church.

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. 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. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 741. 

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