Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana

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Harmony Township
Posey County
Township
Map highlighting Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 38°07′18″N 87°54′24″W / 38.12167°N 87.90667°W / 38.12167; -87.90667Coordinates: 38°07′18″N 87°54′24″W / 38.12167°N 87.90667°W / 38.12167; -87.90667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Posey
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.93 sq mi (93.05 km2)
 • Land 35.24 sq mi (91.28 km2)
 • Water 0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
Elevation[1] 407 ft (124 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,473
 • Density 41.79/sq mi (16.14/km2)
FIPS code 18-31504[2]
GNIS feature ID 453374

Harmony Township is one of ten townships in Posey County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,473.

History[edit]

Harmony Township was organized in 1821.[3] A large share of the first settlers being Harmonites caused the name to be selected.[4]

The James Elliott Farm and New Harmony Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

Adjacent Townships[edit]

Cities[edit]

Unincorporated Places[edit]

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. ^ Leffel, John C. (1913). History of Posey County, Indiana. Standard Publishing Company. p. 78. 
  4. ^ History of Posey County, Indiana: from the earliest times to the present. Goodspeed Publishing Co. 1886. p. 278. 
  5. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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