Indian Creek Township, Lawrence County, Indiana

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Indian Creek Township
Township
Location in Lawrence County
Location in Lawrence County
Coordinates: 38°51′59″N 86°36′10″W / 38.86639°N 86.60278°W / 38.86639; -86.60278Coordinates: 38°51′59″N 86°36′10″W / 38.86639°N 86.60278°W / 38.86639; -86.60278
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Lawrence
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 38.11 sq mi (98.7 km2)
 • Land 37.98 sq mi (98.4 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.34%
Elevation 646 ft (197 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,775
 • Density 73.1/sq mi (28.2/km2)
ZIP codes 47421, 47451, 47462, 47470
GNIS feature ID 0453425

Indian Creek Township is one of nine townships in Lawrence County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,775 and it contained 1,176 housing units.[1][2]

History[edit]

Indian Creek Township takes its name from a stream in its northwestern portion.[3] The township was one of the original five townships in Lawrence County, however, the township is much smaller than it used to be.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.11 square miles (98.7 km2), of which 37.98 square miles (98.4 km2) (or 99.66%) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these six cemeteries: Boone, Bridge, Ferguson, Old Union Church, Pleasant Hill and Waggner.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • North Lawrence Community Schools

Fire Department[edit]

Indian Creek Township is protected by the Indian Creek Volunteer Fire Department (ICVFD). The department's 23 members respond to all types of emergencies, including, but not limited to, fire and medical calls, and are often dispatched as medical first responders when an ambulance is dispatched to the township from the nearby City of Bedford. The department responded to 234 calls in 2012, a record high for the department.[5] ICVFD has mutual aid agreements with all other volunteer fire departments in Lawrence County.

The Indian Creek VFD Station is located in Fayetteville at 38°51′40″N 86°35′42″W / 38.86103°N 86.59490°W / 38.86103; -86.59490.

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. ^ [1]
  3. ^ History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 55. 
  4. ^ "History of Lawrence County, Indiana". INGenWeb. Retrieved July 26, 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Indian Creek V.F.D Page". 

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