Harrison Township, Fayette County, Indiana

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Harrison Township
Township
Location of Harrison Township in Fayette County
Location of Harrison Township in Fayette County
Coordinates: 39°41′10″N 85°10′20″W / 39.68611°N 85.17222°W / 39.68611; -85.17222Coordinates: 39°41′10″N 85°10′20″W / 39.68611°N 85.17222°W / 39.68611; -85.17222
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fayette
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 27.38 sq mi (70.9 km2)
 • Land 27.38 sq mi (70.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 991 ft (302 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,450
 • Density 235.6/sq mi (91.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-31792[2]
GNIS feature ID 453386

Harrison Township is one of nine townships in Fayette County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,450 and it contained 3,046 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Harrison Township was organized in 1819.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.38 square miles (70.9 km2), all land.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

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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. ^ History of Fayette County, Indiana. Warner, Beers and Company. 1885. p. 173. 

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