Logan Township, Fountain County, Indiana

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Logan Township
Township
Location of Logan Township in Fountain County
Location of Logan Township in Fountain County
Coordinates: 40°17′15″N 87°12′39″W / 40.28750°N 87.21083°W / 40.28750; -87.21083Coordinates: 40°17′15″N 87°12′39″W / 40.28750°N 87.21083°W / 40.28750; -87.21083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 22.62 sq mi (58.6 km2)
 • Land 22.23 sq mi (57.6 km2)
 • Water 0.38 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,672
 • Density 165.2/sq mi (63.8/km2)
FIPS code 18-44622[2]
GNIS feature ID 453579

Logan Township is one of eleven townships in Fountain County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,672 and it contained 1,685 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

The Bethel Church and Graveyard was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 22.62 square miles (58.6 km2), of which 22.23 square miles (57.6 km2) (or 98.28%) is land and 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2) (or 1.68%) is water.[3] It contains the town of Attica, which is near the banks of the Wabash River and which has a population of about 3,200 people.

U.S. Route 41,[5] Indiana State Road 28[6] and Indiana State Road 55[7] enter the township from Warren County, across the river to the west; at this point they all share the same route. In passing through Attica, U.S. 41 and State Road 55 go south, while State Road 28 continues east. A Norfolk Southern Railway line also crosses the river into the township; the line continues east-northeast near the river,[8] carrying about 45 freight trains each day.[9]

Map of Logan Township

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains five cemeteries. Riverside and Saint Francis of Xavier are on the south edge of Attica,[10][11] while Hatton is on the southeast side of town.[12] Ruppert lies further to the southeast outside of town,[13] and Clark is in the far northeast corner of the township.[14]

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. 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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Route 41". Highway Explorer. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  6. ^ "State Road 28". Highway Explorer. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  7. ^ "State Road 55". Highway Explorer. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  8. ^ "State of Indiana 2011 Rail System Map" (PDF). Indiana Department of Transportation. 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-19. 
  9. ^ Warren County Local Economic Development Organization. "Warren County Transportation/Utilities". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  10. ^ "Riverside Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-05. 
  11. ^ "Saint Francis of Xavier Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-05. 
  12. ^ "Hatton Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-05. 
  13. ^ "Ruppert Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-05. 
  14. ^ "Clark Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-05. 

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