Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana

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Liberty Township
Township
Location in Parke County
Location in Parke County
Coordinates: 39°54′46″N 87°19′59″W / 39.91278°N 87.33306°W / 39.91278; -87.33306Coordinates: 39°54′46″N 87°19′59″W / 39.91278°N 87.33306°W / 39.91278; -87.33306
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Parke
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 39.29 sq mi (101.8 km2)
 • Land 38.92 sq mi (100.8 km2)
 • Water 0.37 sq mi (1.0 km2)  0.94%
Elevation[1] 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 739
 • Density 19/sq mi (7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 47832, 47862, 47952
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 453558

Liberty Township is one of thirteen townships in Parke County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 739 and it contained 324 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

The W.H. York Round Barn, Bowsher Ford Covered Bridge, Marshall Covered Bridge, Mill Creek Covered Bridge, and Rush Creek Covered Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.29 square miles (101.8 km2), of which 38.92 square miles (100.8 km2) (or 99.06%) is land and 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2) (or 0.94%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these seven cemeteries: Brockway, Ephlin, Harvey, Miller, Rush Creek, Russell and Shirk.

School districts[edit]

  • Turkey Run Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 42
  • State Senate District 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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