Liberty Township, Shelby County, Indiana

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Liberty Township
Map highlighting Liberty Township, Shelby County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°28′59″N 85°39′52″W / 39.48306°N 85.66444°W / 39.48306; -85.66444Coordinates: 39°28′59″N 85°39′52″W / 39.48306°N 85.66444°W / 39.48306; -85.66444
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total23.59 sq mi (61.1 km2)
 • Land23.58 sq mi (61.1 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation850 ft (259 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,772
 • Density75.2/sq mi (29.0/km2)
FIPS code18-43398[2]
GNIS feature ID453561

Liberty Township is one of fourteen townships in Shelby County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,772 and it contained 723 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Liberty Township was established in 1840.[4]

Liberty Township Schoolhouse No. 2 and Middletown Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.59 square miles (61.1 km2), of which 23.58 square miles (61.1 km2) (or 99.96%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.04%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Chadwick, Edward H. (1909). Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. B.F. Bowen. p. 96.
  5. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.

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