Lost Creek Township, Vigo County, Indiana
|Lost Creek Township|
Location in Vigo County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||35.77 sq mi (92.6 km2)|
|• Land||35.23 sq mi (91.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.54 sq mi (1.4 km2) 1.51%|
|Elevation||564 ft (172 m)|
|• Density||297.9/sq mi (115.0/km2)|
|ZIP codes||47803, 47805, 47834|
|GNIS feature ID||453581|
Lost Creek Township is one of twelve townships in Vigo County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,497 and it contained 4,236 housing units. It contains Terre Haute, Indiana's eastern, suburban end, along with the affluent Hulman family ranch and the Terre Haute International Airport originally named after the family. Seelyville, the third largest city in the county, is also located there.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.77 square miles (92.6 km2), of which 35.23 square miles (91.2 km2) (or 98.49%) is land and 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2) (or 1.51%) is water.
Cities, towns, villages
- Nevins Township (northeast)
- Posey Township, Clay County (east)
- Perry Township, Clay County (southeast)
- Riley Township (south)
- Honey Creek Township (southwest)
- Harrison Township (west)
- Otter Creek Township (northwest)
The township contains at least these sixteen named cemeteries: Baker-Coltrin, Babtist-Moses, Calvary, Chamberlain, Cheek, Dickerson, Highland Lawn, Hobmeyer-Trueblood-Ladd-Habermeyer, Hoskins, Hyde, Mewhinney, Patterson, Roberts, Swalls, Turner-Shcolfield, and Wood. As well as at least four unnamed family plots.
Airports and landing strips
- Hulman Field
- Hulmans Lake
As of the census of 2000, there are 9,907 people and 3,968 households residing in the township. The population density is 281/mi². The racial makeup of the township is 95.5% White, 1.7% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.6% Asian, less than 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. 1.0% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.94. The median age is 34.4 years. For every 100 females, there are 113 males.
The median income for a household in the township is $50,298, and the median income for a family is $66,000. The per capita income for the township is $25,181. 5.7% of the population and 2.7% of families are below the poverty line.
- Indiana's 8th congressional district
- State House District 43
- State Senate District 38
- Al Barker, baseball player
- United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
- United States Board on Geographic Names (GNIS)
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.