Lost Creek Township, Vigo County, Indiana

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Lost Creek Township
Location in Vigo County
Location in Vigo County
Coordinates: 39°28′38″N 87°17′40″W / 39.47722°N 87.29444°W / 39.47722; -87.29444Coordinates: 39°28′38″N 87°17′40″W / 39.47722°N 87.29444°W / 39.47722; -87.29444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vigo
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,497
 • 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.[1] 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.


Vigo County Home for Dependent Children was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[2]


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.[1]

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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[edit]

  • Hulman Field


  • Hulmans Lake


As of the census[3] 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.

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