Lafayette Township, Floyd County, Indiana

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Lafayette Township
Township
Nickname(s): Floyds Knobs
Location of Lafayette Township in Floyd County
Location of Lafayette Township in Floyd County
Coordinates: 38°21′37″N 85°52′54″W / 38.36028°N 85.88167°W / 38.36028; -85.88167Coordinates: 38°21′37″N 85°52′54″W / 38.36028°N 85.88167°W / 38.36028; -85.88167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Floyd
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 26.23 sq mi (67.9 km2)
 • Land 26.06 sq mi (67.5 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,449
 • Density 285.8/sq mi (110.3/km2)
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-40734[2]
GNIS feature ID 453531

Lafayette Township is one of five townships in Floyd County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,449 and it contained 2,856 housing units.[3]

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According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 26.23 square miles (67.9 km2), of which 26.06 square miles (67.5 km2) (or 99.35%) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) (or 0.61%) is water.[3] State Senate District 46, US Congress District 9, State Representative District 72, Indiana Department of Homeland Security District 9.

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