Harbison Township, Dubois County, Indiana

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Harbison Township
Township
Evangelische Lutherische Emanuels Kirche, a historic site in the township
Evangelische Lutherische Emanuels Kirche, a historic site in the township
Location of Harbison Township in Dubois County
Location of Harbison Township in Dubois County
Coordinates: 38°28′15″N 86°51′30″W / 38.47083°N 86.85833°W / 38.47083; -86.85833Coordinates: 38°28′15″N 86°51′30″W / 38.47083°N 86.85833°W / 38.47083; -86.85833
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dubois
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 38.21 sq mi (99.0 km2)
 • Land 37.55 sq mi (97.3 km2)
 • Water 0.66 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 535 ft (163 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,588
 • Density 42.3/sq mi (16.3/km2)
FIPS code 18-31324[2]
GNIS feature ID 453373

Harbison Township is one of twelve townships in Dubois County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,588 and it contained 690 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Harbison Township was named for Arthur Harbison, a pioneer settler and judge.[4]

The Evangelische Lutherische Emanuels Kirche was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.21 square miles (99.0 km2), of which 37.55 square miles (97.3 km2) (or 98.27%) is land and 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2) (or 1.73%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains ten cemeteries: Cavender, Chattin, Cooper, Ewing, Gwin, Harbison, Hardin, Hope, Mount Zion and Reed.

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. ^ Goodspeed Brothers. History of Pike and Dubois Counties, Indiana. p. 481. ISBN 978-5-87521-222-2. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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