Harrison Township, Daviess County, Indiana
Location of Harrison Township in Daviess County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||32.17 sq mi (83.3 km2)|
|• Land||30.34 sq mi (78.6 km2)|
|• Water||1.83 sq mi (4.7 km2)|
|Elevation||548 ft (167 m)|
|• Density||22.9/sq mi (8.8/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453382|
Harrison Township was organized in June 1841 out of parts of Reave and Veale townships. Its first settlers were Lewis and William Jones, who came from South Carolina in 1812 and were soon joined by many other families from the Palmetto State.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.17 square miles (83.3 km2), of which 30.34 square miles (78.6 km2) (or 94.31%) is land and 1.83 square miles (4.7 km2) (or 5.69%) is water.
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Barr Township (northeast)
- Reeve Township (east)
- Boone Township, Dubois County (southeast)
- Jefferson Township, Pike County (southwest)
- Veale Township (west)
- Washington Township (northwest)
The township contains three cemeteries: East Union, Ebenezer and Saint Patricks Glencoe.
- "Harrison Township, Daviess County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Fulkerson, A.O., ed. History of Daviess County Indiana: Its People, Industries, and Institutions. Bowen: Indianapolis, 1915, 279-280.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.