Harrison Township, Miami County, Indiana

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Harrison Township
Township
Farmstead on State Road 18
Farmstead on State Road 18
Location in Miami County
Location in Miami County
Coordinates: 40°36′42″N 85°58′39″W / 40.61167°N 85.97750°W / 40.61167; -85.97750Coordinates: 40°36′42″N 85°58′39″W / 40.61167°N 85.97750°W / 40.61167; -85.97750
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Miami
Organized 1846
Named for William Henry Harrison
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 23.41 sq mi (60.6 km2)
 • Land 23.38 sq mi (60.6 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.13%
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 759
 • Density 32.5/sq mi (12.5/km2)
ZIP codes 46901, 46911, 46919, 46970
GNIS feature ID 0453392

Harrison Township is one of fourteen townships in Miami County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 759 and it contained 281 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Harrison Township was organized in 1846.[2] It is named for William Henry Harrison, ninth President of the United States.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.41 square miles (60.6 km2), of which 23.38 square miles (60.6 km2) (or 99.87%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.13%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Barnhart, Gerber, Hershberger, Kendall and North Grove.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Maconaquah School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 278. 
  3. ^ Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 127. 

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