Lafayette Township, Madison County, Indiana

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Lafayette Township
Location in Madison County
Location in Madison County
Coordinates: 40°10′43″N 85°43′46″W / 40.17861°N 85.72944°W / 40.17861; -85.72944Coordinates: 40°10′43″N 85°43′46″W / 40.17861°N 85.72944°W / 40.17861; -85.72944
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Madison
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.29 sq mi (91.4 km2)
 • Land 35.29 sq mi (91.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,275
 • Density 149.5/sq mi (57.7/km2)
ZIP codes 46001, 46011, 46012, 46044
GNIS feature ID 0453532

Lafayette Township is one of fourteen townships in Madison County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,275 and it contained 2,379 housing units.[1]

Lafayette Township was organized in 1836.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.29 square miles (91.4 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • H and R Skylane Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Anderson Community School Corporation
  • Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

Political districts[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. ^ Forkner, John La Rue and Dyson, Byron H. (1897). Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. Wilson, Humprheys & Co. p. 812. 

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