Liberty Township, Howard County, Indiana

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Liberty Township
Location in Howard County
Location in Howard County
Coordinates: 40°29′59″N 85°58′51″W / 40.49972°N 85.98083°W / 40.49972; -85.98083Coordinates: 40°29′59″N 85°58′51″W / 40.49972°N 85.98083°W / 40.49972; -85.98083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Howard
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 31.77 sq mi (82.3 km2)
 • Land 31.53 sq mi (81.7 km2)
 • Water 0.24 sq mi (0.6 km2)  0.76%
Elevation 853 ft (260 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,862
 • Estimate (2012[1]) 4,870
 • Density 154.2/sq mi (59.5/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453557

Liberty Township is one of eleven townships in Howard County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,862 and it contained 2,042 housing units.[2] Liberty Township hosts the Howard County fair each year in July in Greentown, which is the second biggest town in Howard County, and third biggest in the Kokomo Metropolitan Area after only Kokomo, and Tipton.


Liberty Township was founded in 1858.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 5,032
2010 4,862 −3.4%
Est. 2012 4,870 0.2%
U.S. Census[4]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.77 square miles (82.3 km2), of which 31.53 square miles (81.7 km2) (or 99.24%) is land and 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2) (or 0.76%) is water.[2]

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The township contains five cemeteries: Freeman, Greenlawn, Hochstedler, Mast and Shrock. Lamb Cemetery, Lindley Cemetery


  • Greentown Main Public Library, in Eastern Junior & Senior High School
  • Greentown Children's Public Library, in Eastern Elementary School
  • Kokomo-Howard County Public Library Main Branch (in Kokomo, but serves Liberty Township outside of Greentown)
  • Kokomo-Howard County Public Library South Branch (in Kokomo, but serves Liberty Township outside of Greentown)





  1. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "Howard County's Townships and Their Early Settlements and Towns". Kokomo-Howard County Public Library. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "US Census Data". US Government Census Agency. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 

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